After 5 rounds we have 5 (!) leaders with 3 points.
Leko-Wang Hao 1/2
All games were drawn but one – Morozevich won and now is leading the event with 4 points while 4 players are on 3.5.
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The 2nd game was drawn today. Looks like Black has a fine game and perhaps could have gone for more than a draw had she played 13…Nd6 and exchanged the Bishop.
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After 4 rounds Morozevich leads the event with 3 points, there are 4 players after him with 2.5 points.
Pairings of today’s round
Wang Hao-Kasimdzhanov 0-1
Kamsky won his first game today and Morozevich lost for the first time. This allowed the players behind to catch him, so now 1st to 5th are: Morozevich, Mamedyarov, Caruana, Kasimdzhanov and Karjakin.
Games of the round
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Today the final has started! Stefanova played the Bogo-Indian and towards the end of the opening had a large advantage on the clock. Black was better for most of the middlegame and after but white managed to draw.
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Both most important events – the Women’s World Championship and FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent – have rest days. So, here is a nice quiz for you 🙂
White to move and win