Hainan Danzhou Masters: Yu Yangyi bags title; Vidit Gujrathi ends up at bottom of leaderboard after exciting final round
While Vidit Gujrathi's overall performance was quite dismal, one must keep in mind that this was a very strong tournament with every player rated above Elo 2700.
After six rounds, Vidit still remains in the bottom-most spot with a score of 2.5/6 along with Shankland, Wei and Fedoseev. Yu leads tournament with a score of 4/6
With just two more rounds to go, Vidit remains 1.5 points behind the leader. In the final two rounds, Vidit will have to score as much as he can to improve his rank on the leaderboard.
Hainan Danzhou Masters: India's Vidit Gujrathi falls back into bottom-most spot after loss against top seeded Yu Yangyi
GM Vidit Gujrathi fell back to the bottom of the leaderboard after faltering in an equal-looking endgame and lost against the Chinese GM Yu Yangyi.
Hainan Danzhou Masters: Vidit Gujrathi scores emphatic win over Sam Shankland; Bu Xiangzhi takes sole lead
Having lost and drawn in the first two rounds, Gujrathi registered an emphatic win over GM Samuel Shankland in round three, breaking the American grandmaster's streak of 62 unbeaten games.
Hainan Danzhou Masters: Vidit Gujrathi holds Vladimir Fedoseev comfortably; Bu Xiangzhi, Jan-Krzysztof Duda lead
Having lost in the opening round with the black pieces, Vidit faced another very strong grandmaster in Vladimir Fedoseev but did well to hold the Russian GM.
Hainan Danzhou Masters: Vidit Gujrathi suffers shocking defeat against Jan-Krzysztof Duda in opening round
The only Indian in the fray is the country's youngest player to breach the 2700 Elo mark, GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi. After the Karpov Poikovsky International in Russia, this is Vidit's second appearance in a closed grandmaster tournament.