Potkin Still Leads In Aix-les-Bains

Potkin Still Leads In Aix-les-Bains

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Mar 29, 2011, 10:56 AM |
21 | Chess Event Coverage

His pace has slackened, but Vladimir Potkin still leads the European Individual Chess Championships with a score of 6/7.

However, with just four rounds left the chasing pack is now fully 19 players strong and just half a point behind!

Judit Polgar is currently on 5/7 and if anyone was worried that motherhood might have tempered her aggressive style, just check out the games below, especially the last one!

Judit Polgar, widely regarded as the strongest ever women's chess player

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The top standings after seven rounds:

1 Potkin Vladimir RUS 2653 6.0
2 Vallejo Pons Francisco ESP 2707 5.5
3 Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter ROU 2673 5.5
4 Volokitin Andrei UKR 2677 5.5
5 Ragger Markus AUT 2614 5.5
6 Khismatullin Denis RUS 2662 5.5
7 Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2664 5.5
8 Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2680 5.5
9 Feller Sebastien FRA 2657 5.5
10 Khairullin Ildar RUS 2634 5.5
11 Iordachescu Viorel MDA 2626 5.5
12 Vitiugov Nikita RUS 2720 5.5
13 Lupulescu Constantin ROU 2626 5.5
14 Parligras Mircea-Emilian ROU 2598 5.5
15 Moiseenko Alexander UKR 2673 5.5
16 Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2711 5.5
17 Kobalia Mikhail RUS 2672 5.5
18 Mamedov Rauf AZE 2667 5.5
19 Hammer Jon Ludvig NOR 2606 5.5
20 Korobov Anton UKR 2647 5.5
21 Polgar Judit HUN 2686 5.0
22 Wirig Anthony FRA 2480 5.0
23 Inarkiev Ernesto RUS 2674 5.0
24 Guseinov Gadir AZE 2584 5.0
25 Smeets Jan NED 2660 5.0
26 Navara David CZE 2722 5.0
27 Savchenko Boris RUS 2616 5.0
28 Sutovsky Emil ISR 2692 5.0
29 Naiditsch Arkadij GER 2684 5.0
30 Romanov Evgeny RUS 2624 5.0
31 Zvjaginsev Vadim RUS 2663 5.0
32 Nepomniachtchi Ian RUS 2729 5.0
33 Dreev Aleksey RUS 2697 5.0
34 Anisimov Pavel RUS 2532 5.0
35 Svidler Peter RUS 2730 5.0
36 Lenic Luka SLO 2623 5.0
37 Fridman Daniel GER 2661 5.0
38 Ivanisevic Ivan SRB 2617 5.0
39 Gabrielian Artur RUS 2532 5.0
40 Gharamian Tigran FRA 2650 5.0
41 Safarli Eltaj AZE 2628 5.0
42 L'ami Erwin NED 2623 5.0
43 Jobava Baadur GEO 2707 5.0
44 Mcshane Luke J ENG 2683 5.0
45 Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2718 5.0

 

Judit Polgar picture from the official website.

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