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The winner was Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia) nickname: "Nepo"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_NepomniachtchiNepomniachtchi is Jewish. He graduated from the Russian State Social University. He was introduced to the video game DotA in 2006. He was a member of the team that won the ASUS Cup [ru] Winter 2011 Dota tournament and he also served as a commentator at the ESL One Hamburg 2018 Dota 2 tournament, using the nickname FrostNova. He also plays Hearthstone and introduced fellow Russian chess grandmaster Peter Svidler to the game; the two of them later provided feedback about the game to the Hearthstone developers.
The championship match will be later this year in Dubai in November-December.
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