11 July 2017
Alexander Grischuk Catches Up With Teimour Radjabov at FIDE Grand Prix Leg
Round 5 games are played in Geneva.Round 5 of the FIDE Grang Prix leg was played in Geneva, Switzerland. Alexander Grischuk won against Pavel Eljanov with black pieces to catch up with Teimour Radjabov (the Azerbaijani grandmaster drew with his compatriot Shakhriyar Mamedyarov). Ernesto Inarkiev defeated Saleh Salem, Hou Yifan lost to Richard Rapport. The games Aronian-Svidler, Harikrishna-Nepomniachtchi, Adams-Li Chao, Jakovenko-Gelfand, and Giri-Riazantsev were drawn.
Standings after round 5:
1-2. Grischuk, Radjabov - 3.5 points
3-6. Aronian, Mamedyarov, Svidler, Harikrishna - 3
7-14. Adams, Gelfand, Giri, Inarkiev, Li Chao, Nepomniachtchi, Eljanov, Jakovenko - 2.5
15. Riazantsev - 2
16-17. Rapport, Salem - 1.5
18. Hou Yifan - 1
July 18 is the tournament’s free day.
Round 6 pairings:
Grischuk - Radjabov, Aronian - Harikrishna, Svidler - Mamedyarov, Jakovenko - Giri, Nepomniachtchi - Inarkiev, Li Chao - Eljanov, Gelfand - Adams, Rapport - Riazantsev, Salem - Hou Yifan.
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