Gelfand And Ponomariov Into Semis

Gelfand And Ponomariov Into Semis

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Dec 5, 2009, 9:19 AM |
10 | Chess Event Coverage

The quarter final tie-breaks of the 2009 World Cup are over, and Boris Gelfand and Ruslan Ponomariov (pictured) are through to the semi-finals, joining Sergey Karjakin and Vladimir Malakhov.

Both Gelfand and Ponomariov both made the tiebreaks look easy, winning during the rapid games without conceding a single loss against their opponents.

So, the semi-final draw is confirmed (seedings in brackets):

Boris Gelfand (1) v Sergey Karjakin (12)
Ruslan Ponomariov (7) v Vladimir Malakhov (22)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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