3rd Al Ain Chess Classic 2014

Seven players lead with 3 points out of 3.

Top results of the 3rd round

1 GM Kryvoruchko Yuriy UKR 2688 2 1 – 0 2 GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel ARM 2580
2 GM Paichadze Luka GEO 2561 2 0 – 1 2 GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2681
3 GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2672 2 1 – 0 2 GM Gasanov Eldar UKR 2526
4 GM Nigalidze Gaioz GEO 2536 2 1 – 0 2 GM Areshchenko Alexander UKR 2661
5 GM Rahman Ziaur BAN 2511 2 0 – 1 2 GM Petrosian Tigran L. ARM 2651
6 GM Abasov Nijat AZE 2509 2 ½ – ½ 2 GM Shankland Samuel L USA 2642
7 GM Grover Sahaj IND 2505 2 ½ – ½ 2 GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi IND 2625
8 GM Oleksienko Mikhailo UKR 2621 2 1 – 0 2 IM Mammadov Zaur AZE 2505
9 GM Bajarani Ulvi AZE 2494 2 1 – 0 2 GM Miroshnichenko Evgenij UKR 2618
10 GM Pashikian Arman ARM 2617 2 ½ – ½ 2 GM Babujian Levon ARM 2471

Top 10 players after 3 rounds

1 GM Kryvoruchko Yuriy UKR 2688 3.0 4.0 4.00 2524
2 GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2681 3.0 4.0 4.00 2512
3 GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2672 3.0 4.0 4.00 2490
4 GM Petrosian Tigran L. ARM 2651 3.0 4.0 4.00 2469
5 GM Oleksienko Mikhailo UKR 2621 3.0 4.0 4.00 2449
6 GM Nigalidze Gaioz GEO 2536 3.0 3.5 3.50 2495
7 GM Bajarani Ulvi AZE 2494 3.0 3.5 3.50 2450
8 IM Gagare Shardul IND 2411 2.5 4.5 3.25 2627
9 WGM Khademalsharieh Sarasadat w IRI 2378 2.5 4.5 3.25 2596
10 GM Abasov Nijat AZE 2509 2.5 4.5 3.25 2474

Games of the round

Top pairings of the 4th round

1 GM Petrosian Tigran L. ARM 2651 3 – 3 GM Kryvoruchko Yuriy UKR 2688
2 GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2681 3 – 3 GM Oleksienko Mikhailo UKR 2621
3 GM Nigalidze Gaioz GEO 2536 3 – 3 GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2672
4 GM Shankland Samuel L USA 2642 2½ – 3 GM Bajarani Ulvi AZE 2494
5 GM Gupta Abhijeet IND 2632 2½ – 2½ GM Moskalenko Viktor ESP 2528
6 GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi IND 2625 2½ – 2½ GM Abasov Nijat AZE 2509
7 GM Sengupta Deep IND 2566 2½ – 2½ GM Pashikian Arman ARM 2617
8 GM Onischuk Vladimir UKR 2614 2½ – 2½ GM Grover Sahaj IND 2505
9 GM Malakhatko Vadim BEL 2533 2½ – 2½ GM Volkov Sergey RUS 2599
10 GM Gopal G.N. IND 2580 2½ – 2½ IM Gagare Shardul IND 2411

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3rd Al Ain Chess Classic 2014

The event started a few days ago and the field is very impressive with 17 players being over 2600!

24 players share 1st place with 2 points.

Some games of the previous rounds

Top pairings of the 3rd round

1 GM Kryvoruchko Yuriy UKR 2688 2 – 2 GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel ARM 2580
2 GM Paichadze Luka GEO 2561 2 – 2 GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2681
3 GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2672 2 – 2 GM Gasanov Eldar UKR 2526
4 GM Nigalidze Gaioz GEO 2536 2 – 2 GM Areshchenko Alexander UKR 2661
5 GM Rahman Ziaur BAN 2511 2 – 2 GM Petrosian Tigran L. ARM 2651
6 GM Abasov Nijat AZE 2509 2 – 2 GM Shankland Samuel L USA 2642
7 GM Grover Sahaj IND 2505 2 – 2 GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi IND 2625
8 GM Oleksienko Mikhailo UKR 2621 2 – 2 IM Mammadov Zaur AZE 2505
9 GM Bajarani Ulvi AZE 2494 2 – 2 GM Miroshnichenko Evgenij UKR 2618
10 GM Pashikian Arman ARM 2617 2 – 2 GM Babujian Levon ARM 2471

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