Prague Masters: Firouzja wins 1st supertournament
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Prague Masters: Firouzja wins 1st supertournament

16-year-old Alireza Firouzja has won the 2020 Prague Masters after beating Vidit 2:0 in a blitz playoff. It took immense fighting spirit and some help from the universe as Firouzja survived a lost position against David Anton to join a 5-way tie for 1st place. Despite getting blown away by Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Vidit still had the best tiebreaks and qualified for a playoff against Alireza, but his 2 losses there made it a disastrous 4 in a row at the end. Jorden van Foreest took the Challengers title and will play the Masters next year after winning 3 of his last 4 games.

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