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Happy 19th birthday to Hans Niemann!

Happy birthday to Hans Niemann! wishes him a bright future and beautiful games on the chess board! 19-year-old American grandmaster is currently the second best-ranked Junior player in the World on the live rating list, just behind Alireza Fioruzja who celebrated his 19th birthday two days ago.

This year Hans Niemann won two major chess events one after the other, first triumphing at the Capablanca Memorial in la Habana, and then winning the TePe Sigeman&Co 2022. With a solid performance in Sharjah Masters (replay games / all the information / final standings) and Prague Chess Challengers (replay games here), Hans Niemann has added 17,2 ELO points to his rating to be 2nd placed player on the live rating list with 2695,2. Read more: Hans Niemann is the second strongest junior in the world / All news about Hans Niemann here

GM Hans Niemann at TePe Sigeman & Co 2022

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