Duda & Abdusattorov in Banter Blitz Cup action
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Duda & Abdusattorov in Banter Blitz Cup action

15-year-old Uzbekistan phenomenon Nodirbek Abdusattorov and 21-year-old Polish world no. 15 Jan-Krzysztof Duda are in action in the Banter Blitz Cup today. Abdusattorov takes on Russian GM Maksim Chigaev for a place in Round 3, while Duda goes up against Germany’s Georg Meier in Round 4 for a quarterfinal place against Alireza Firouzja.

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