(photo taken from chess-news.ru)
Only 16 players left after yesterday’s tie-break day! Grischuk and Giri were knocked out by Le Quang Liem and Granda Zuniga while Eljanov got eliminated by Karjakin in a really entertaining and interesting mini match. So the players in the top 16 are: Tomashevsky, Caruana, Kramnik, Le Quang, Karjakin, Nakamura, Gelfand, Kamsky, Mamedyarov (who knocked out the 14 y.o. Wei Yi), Vachier Lagrave, Korobov, Andreikin, Svidler, Ivanchuk, Granda and Morozevich. Read the report of the day here.