14 June 2021

Alexander Grischuk Shares 2-4 Places at Superbet Chess Classic

The winner is Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.

Photo by Lennart Ootes
Photo by Lennart Ootes

The Superbet Chess Classic tournament, the first event of the 2021 Grand Chess Tour, finished in Bucharest. In the final 9th round, the games Vachier-Lagrave - Mamedyarov, Giri - Grischuk, Aronian - Radjabov, Lupulescu - So, and Caruana - Deac were drawn.


Final standings after Round 9:

1. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - 6
2-4. Levon Aronian, Alexander Grischuk, Wesley So - 5
5-6. Anish Giri, Teimour Radjabov - 4.5
7-8. Bogdan-Daniel Deac, Fabiano Caruana - 4
9-10. Constantin Lupulescu, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 3.5.

The next GCT event, the Paris Rapid & Blitz, will be held on June 16-23 and will feature Vladimir Kramnik, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Peter Svidler (all from Russia), Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So (both from the USA), Levon Aronian (Armenia), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Etienne Bacrot (both from France), Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan), Richard Rapport (Hungary), and Alireza Firouzja (FIDE). 

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