In the European Rapid Championship Armegeddon Playoff, GM Almasi defeated GM Gashimov in a wild game to win the title. GM Ivanchuk defeated GM Shirov to finish 3rd.

Congratulations to GM Almasi!

Full standings here:

Judit finished one point behind the winner in a tie for 15th overall, and top woman.

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