Close win for Baden-Baden

The OSG Baden-Baden has won Germany’s Schachbundesliga for the 15th time in 16 seasons after beating rival SC Viernheim 5:3 in the penultimate round, adding Caruana, Rapport and Vachier-Lagrave for a few games each. The last five rounds were centrally played at the Werder Bremen football stadion, sponsored by Grenke AG who is also behind Baden-Baden.