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Losing at chess: an unpacking

GM Arjun Erigaisi is the clear winner of the 5th Stepan Avagyan Memorial, 1.5 points ahead of a group including GMs Samuel Sevian, Amin Tabatabaei and Bogdan-Daniel Deac. Arjun is now ranked no. 4 in the world with a live rating of 2778 - 17 rating points above his peak!

Congratulations to Target_B for winning the Streamers Battle June '24! Congrats also to IM YOSEPH AND FRIENDS for taking 2nd place, SergeyVoronChess NEW for coming in 3rd place and IM Manitodeplomo Fan Club for 4th place. Thanks to all participating streamers and 2,096 registered players!

Streamers and their communities, get ready for the next Streamers Battle with prizes for streamers whose teams finish in the top 4, starting in just 6 hours!

Due to popular demand, you can now donate to support Lichess in 112 additional currencies.

Congrats @Javier1009 on winning the Lichess Game of the Month May 2024! Thank you for all your countless submissions!

GM Nodirbek Yakubboev, being the lowest rated participant of the tournament, has won the UzChess Cup 2024 Masters on slightly better tiebreaks than runner-up GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov! GM Shamsiddin Vokhidov is the winner of the Challengers and GM Vitaly Sivuk took 1st place in the Futures section.

Watch the final round of the UzChess Cup 2024 now with us and our host IM Irene Sukandar on YouTube and Twitch! GMs Nodirbek Abdusattorov and Nodirbek Yakubboev still share the lead and play with White against the two players 0.5 points behind them, GMs Alexey Sarana and Yu Yangyi respectively.