FTX Road to Miami: Sevian wins prelims

Sam Sevian won the preliminary stage of the FTX Road to Miami online tournament. The US grandmaster collected 32 points in the 15 rounds which took place from Sunday to Wednesday. Arjun Erigaisi and Jan-Krzysztof finished in second and third place respectively, while top grandmasters Anish Giri and Levon Aronian made the cut after a slow start. On the other hand, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov was eliminated after losing his last three games of the single round-robin. | Photo: Austin Fuller / Saint Louis Chess Club

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