FIDE World Championship, Round 8

FIDE World Championship, Round 8

Patzer24
Patzer24
Sep 22, 2007, 8:24 AM |
7 | Chess Event Coverage

Peter Leko defeats Alexander Grischuk to get back on an even score after 8 rounds.

 

This was the only decisive game as all other games were drawn.

 

The games for the round were:

GM Leko - GM Grischuk, 1-0

GM Gelfand - GM Anand, 1/2-1/2

GM Svidler - GM Kramnik, 1/2-1/2

GM Aronian - GM Morozevich, 1/2-1/2

 

The standings after round 8:

1) GM Anand

2) GM Gelfand

3) GM Kramnik

4) GM Leko

5-6) GM Grischuk, GM Aronian

7-8) GM Svidler, GM Morozevich

 

Now I will provide full commentary and annotations for the most interesting game of the round, GM Leko - GM Grischuk: 

 

 

 

And here are the 3 remaining games from the round:

 

 


The pairings for Round 9:

GM Anand - GM Aronian

GM Grischuk - GM Gelfand

GM Morozevich - GM Kramnik

GM Leko - GM Svidler 


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