Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2016 – Masters 5th round

Bacrot-Ragger (Photo by John Saunders)

Bacrot-Ragger (Photo by John Saunders)

Four players share the 1st place with 4.5 points – Ragger, Bacrot, Harikrishna and Gupta.

Results of top 10 games of the 5th round

GM Bacrot Etienne 2697 4 ½ – ½ 4 GM Ragger Markus 2689
GM Grandelius Nils 2635 ½ – ½ GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2785
GM Sethuraman S.P. 2639 0 – 1 GM Harikrishna P. 2755
GM Jones Gawain C B 2625 ½ – ½ GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw 2727
GM Rapport Richard 2721 ½ – ½ GM Edouard Romain 2617
GM Gupta Abhijeet 2613 1 – 0 GM Almasi Zoltan 2684
GM Harika Dronavalli 2511 ½ – ½ GM Bruzon Batista Lazaro 2666
GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 3 1 – 0 3 GM Muzychuk Mariya 2554
GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 3 0 – 1 3 GM Demuth Adrien 2535
GM Li Chao B 2751 3 ½ – ½ 3 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2515

Top 15 players after 5 rounds

GM Ragger Markus AUT 2689
GM Bacrot Etienne FRA 2697
GM Harikrishna P. IND 2755
GM Gupta Abhijeet IND 2613
GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2732
GM Lenic Luka SLO 2611
GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2785
GM Harika Dronavalli IND 2511
GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2727
GM Nakamura Hikaru USA 2787
GM Rapport Richard HUN 2721
GM Jones Gawain C B ENG 2625
GM Ni Hua CHN 2697
GM Edouard Romain FRA 2617
GM Yu Yangyi CHN 2747

A few games of the round

Top 10 pairings of the 6th round

GM Harikrishna P. 2755 GM Gupta Abhijeet 2613
GM Ragger Markus 2689 4 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787
GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2785 4 4 GM Jones Gawain C B 2625
GM Yu Yangyi 2747 4 4 GM Edouard Romain 2617
GM Grigoriants Sergey 2580 4 4 GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2732
GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw 2727 4 4 GM Lenic Luka 2611
GM Demuth Adrien 2535 4 4 GM Rapport Richard 2721
GM Ni Hua 2697 4 4 IM Tari Aryan 2556
GM Bruzon Batista Lazaro 2666 4 4 GM Donchenko Alexander 2570
IM Ly Moulthun 2474 4 4 GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi 2642

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