Cheparinov And Radjabov Lead In Sochi

Cheparinov And Radjabov Lead In Sochi

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Aug 7, 2008, 11:38 AM |
4 | Chess Event Coverage

A quick update on events in the second Grand Prix in Sochi where Ivan Cheparinov and Teimour Radjabov are joint leaders after 7 rounds, with Vugar Gashimov and Lev Aronian only half a point behind.

The results in round 6:

Cheparinov, Ivan - Grischuk, Alexander 1-0 55 D12 Slav Defence
Gashimov, Vugar - Navara, David 1-0 70 C99 Ruy Lopez Chigorin
Kamsky, Gata - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 47 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Svidler, Peter - Wang Yue ½-½ 36 C53 Giuoco Piano
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 32 B84 Sicilian Scheveningen
Gelfand, Boris - Radjabov, Teimour 0-1 49 E97 King's Indian Classical
Al-Modiahki, Mohamad - Aronian, Levon 0-1 64 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin

 

The results in round 7:

Radjabov, Teimour - Kamsky, Gata ½-½ 50 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Aronian, Levon - Jakovenko, Dmitry ½-½ 30 D56 Queens Gambit Lasker's Defence
Wang Yue - Cheparinov, Ivan ½-½ 56 D30 Queen's Gambit (without Nc3)
Grischuk, Alexander - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 46 E04 Catalan
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Gashimov, Vugar ½-½ 34 C49 Four Knights Metger
Karjakin, Sergey - Al-Modiahki, Mohamad 1-0 89 C24 Bishop's Opening
Navara, David - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 49 B87 Sicilian Sozin Attack

 

The standings after round 7:

1 Cheparinov, Ivan    BUL   2687   
2 Radjabov, Teimour   AZE  2744  
3 Gashimov, Vugar   AZE  2717 4
4 Aronian, Levon   ARM  2737 4
5 Kamsky, Gata   USA  2723  
6 Wang Yue   CHN  2704  
7 Svidler, Peter   RUS  2738  
8 Jakovenko, Dmitry   RUS  2709  
9 Grischuk, Alexander   RUS  2728  
10 Ivanchuk, Vassily   UKR  2781  
11 Karjakin, Sergey   UKR  2727  
12 Gelfand, Boris 
 ISR  2720 3
13 Al-Modiahki, Mohamad   QAT  2556  
14 Navara, David   CZE  2646 2

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