Duda on the fast track

Jan-Krzysztof Duda is the surprise winner of the Oslo Esports Cup of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour after overtaking Indian prodigy Praggnanandhaa who was alone in the clear lead after five of seven days, Magnus Carlsen, who felt sickly throughout, and Liem Quang in the last round. All participants played from the tour’s Oslo studio, and this set-up shall be repeated in the next “major” on 12–20 August in Miami.