30 January 2020

Five Players Lead Gibraltar International Festival

Decisive round is ahead.

The penultimate 9th round of the Masters tournament at the Gibraltar International Chess Festival took place on January 29. 

Andrey Esipenko, David Paravyan (both from Russia), Parham Maghsoodloo (Iran), Wang Hao (China), and Mustafa Yilmaz (Turkey) are leading the race with 7 points scored.  

16 participants are half a point behind.

The following leaders' games will be played in the last round: Esipenko - Wang Hao, Paravyan - Yilmaz, and Vachier-Lagrave - Maghsoodloo. 

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