David Antón

David Antón (Murcia, 1995). Grand Master at the age of 17. Runner-up in Europe in 2014, one of the most important achievements of a Spanish chess player. Silver medal at the World Championship under 18.
In the FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament 2019 in Isle of Man, he finished in 5th place, ahead of World Champion Magnus Carlsen, only half a point behind the winner Wang Hao who got a place for the Candidates Tournament. His victory over Grischuk and a draw with Aronian and Karjakin stand out. In January 2020 he won the Tata Steel Tournament of Contenders, which has qualified him to play the main tournament in 2021. Recently he has been proclaimed absolute Champion of Spain.