Look out Magnus! Wei Yi is coming for you!
Wei Yi

Chinese prodigy Wei Yi turned 18 recently and celebrated by winning his first supertournament in Danzhou. Sending a clear signal – look out Magnus!

Wei Yi has been considered a possible challenger to Carlsen’s crown since he was 15; when he shocked the world by destroying top GMs (including Shirov) with beautiful, sacrificial play.

Wei Yi Takes It up a Notch

Now it seems like Wei Yi has taken his game up another level, demonstrating he can come out on top of a field with an average Elo of 2720, competing against Ivanchuk, Ding Liren and former FIDE World Champion Ponomariov.
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