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Ding Liren wins Grand Chess Tour 2019

Baku, December 10, AZERTAC

Chinese GM Ding Liren won the Grand Chess Tour 2019 in London after beating French Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 16-12 in the final. Norwegian Magnus Carlsen claimed third place with a 17-11 win against Armenian Levon Aronian.

Ding won the first prize of $150,000 while runner-up Vachier-Lagrave earned $100,000. They automatically qualified for the 2020 Grand Chess Tour together with Carlsen, who took home $60,000.

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