Qatar Masters Open 2014

Salem-Kramnik

Salem-Kramnik


(Photo taken from the official site)

Kramnik won his 6th game in a row (!) and is leading the event with 7 out of 8. Yu is 2nd with 6.5, Giri, Efimenko and Akopian share 3rd with 6 points.

Top results of the 8th round

1 GM Giri Anish 2776 6 0 – 1 5½ GM Yu Yangyi 2705
2 GM Salem A.R. Saleh 2586 5½ 0 – 1 6 GM Kramnik Vladimir 2760
3 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2751 5 ½ – ½ 5 GM Shankland Samuel L 2642
4 GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2714 5 ½ – ½ 5 GM Volokitin Andrei 2627
5 GM Adhiban B. 2630 5 ½ – ½ 5 GM Bu Xiangzhi 2707
6 GM Oleksienko Mikhailo 2620 5 ½ – ½ 5 GM Kryvoruchko Yuriy 2706
7 GM Akopian Vladimir 2657 5 1 – 0 5 GM Grandelius Nils 2573
8 GM Efimenko Zahar 2644 5 1 – 0 5 GM Cornette Matthieu 2566
9 GM Ivanisevic Ivan 2643 5 ½ – ½ 5 GM Perunovic Milos 2619
10 GM Romanov Evgeny 2636 4½ ½ – ½ 4½ GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2757

Top players after 8 rounds

1 GM Kramnik Vladimir RUS 2760 7.0 2933
2 GM Yu Yangyi CHN 2705 6.5 2867
3 GM Giri Anish NED 2776 6.0 2842
4 GM Efimenko Zahar UKR 2644 6.0 2737
5 GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2657 6.0 2725
6 GM Salem A.R. Saleh UAE 2586 5.5 2784
7 GM Oleksienko Mikhailo UKR 2620 5.5 2775
8 GM Volokitin Andrei UKR 2627 5.5 2767
9 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2751 5.5 2756
10 GM Kryvoruchko Yuriy UKR 2706 5.5 2750

Some games of the round

Top pairings of the 9th (and last) round

1 GM Yu Yangyi 2705 6½ – 7 GM Kramnik Vladimir 2760
2 GM Akopian Vladimir 2657 6 – 6 GM Giri Anish 2776
3 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2751 5½ – 6 GM Efimenko Zahar 2644
4 GM Ding Liren 2730 5½ – 5½ GM Adhiban B. 2630
5 GM Shankland Samuel L 2642 5½ – 5½ GM Eljanov Pavel 2719
6 GM Safarli Eltaj 2628 5½ – 5½ GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2714
7 GM Bu Xiangzhi 2707 5½ – 5½ GM Salem A.R. Saleh 2586
8 GM Kryvoruchko Yuriy 2706 5½ – 5½ GM Durarbayli Vasif 2621
9 GM Perunovic Milos 2619 5½ – 5½ GM Moiseenko Alexander 2701
10 GM Sjugirov Sanan 2673 5½ – 5½ GM Oleksienko Mikhailo 2620

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