Azerbaijani chess player Teymur Rajabov has won the World Cup title, APA reports.
The 32-year-old grandmaster has won a duel with Chinese Ding Liren in the final match of the tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
Azerbaijan's chess-player has won in the tie-break. In 4 meetings with 25 and 10 minutes Teymur Rajabov played draw, then outnumbered his opponent. According to the results of two matches, he won with a score of 2:0 and won the World Cup for the first time in the history of Azerbaijan.
At the same time, Teymur Rajabov has been awarded USD 110 thousand. D. Liren, who lost in the finals for the second time in a row, gets 80,000.
For the third place, the French and Chinese players faced.