Leko Leads Jermuk Grand Prix

Leko Leads Jermuk Grand Prix

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Peter Leko (pictured) leads the Jermuk Grand Prix after seven rounds with a score of 5/7.  This powerful event has been enormously entertaining with lots of great games and decisive results.

A selection of some of the most entertaining games is below, including Kasimdzhanov's defeat of Aronian, Ivanchuk's draw using the rarely applied 50-move rule, and Alekseev proving that he knows how to checkmate with a bishop and knight!

All games can be found here at the official website and live games are at this page

The full standings:

Leko, Peter   HUN   2756 5
Ivanchuk, Vassily  UKR  2703  
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam  UZB  2672  
Eljanov, Pavel  UKR  2716 4
Aronian, Levon  ARM  2768 4
Karjakin, Sergey  UKR  2717 4
Gelfand, Boris  ISR  2755 4
Alekseev, Evgeny  RUS  2714 4
Bacrot, Etienne  FRA  2721  
Jakovenko, Dmitry  RUS  2760 3
Akopian, Vladimir  ARM  2712  
Cheparinov, Ivan  BUL  2678  
Kamsky, Gata  USA  2717  
Inarkiev, Ernesto  RUS  2675 1


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