Today is the last round of this prestigious event! The leaders are Mamedyarov and Morozevich with 6 points. Behind there are Karjakin, Ponomariov, Wang Hao, Caruana and Kasimdzhanov with 5.5 which means that anything can happen!
Wang Hao-Mamedyarov 1-0
And indeed something happened! Mamedyarov lost, Morozevich “only” drew and Karjakin who played the longest game of the round won. This win determined the winner of the event.
1-3. Karjakin, Wang Hao, Morozevich 6.5 points.
4-6. Mamedyarov, Kasimdzhanov, Caruana 6.
7-9. Ponomariov, Svidler, Leko 5.5
10. Gelfand 4.5
11. Dominguez 4
12. Kamsky 3.5
Games of the last round
Gelfand-Wang Hao 1/2
Leaders have changed!
Morozevich now leads with Mamedyarov after the latter won against Karjakin. They both have 6 points, three players – Karjakin, Ponomariov, Wang Hao have 5.5.
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Today the 9th round is being played. Karjakin and Caruana are leading the event with 5 points, four players are after then on 4.5.
Wang Hao-Caruana 1-0
There was only one decisive game today – Wang Hao won against Caruana who shared the 1st place before this round. This makes Karjakin the sole leader with 5.5 points. Five players – Mamedyarov, Caruana, Kasimdzhanov, Morozevich and Leko – are on 5 points.