31 July 2017
Hou Yifan Outplays Etienne Bacrot in Round 7 of GM Tournament in Biel
To become one of the leaders.
Photo: Biel International Chess FestivalMany decisive games were played in round 7 of the Grandmasters Tournament of the 50th Biel International Chess Festival. Four players are leading.
Etienne Bacrot lost to Hou Yifan, Alexander Morozevich defeated Ruslan Ponomariov, Peter Leko ouplayed Rafael Vaganian, while Nico Georgiadis won against Noël Studer. David Navara and Pentala Harikrishna drew their game.
Standings after round 7:
1-4. Hou Yifan, Bacrot, Harikrishna, Georgiadis - 4.5
5-6. Morozevich, Ponomariov - 4
7. Leko - 3.5
8. Navara - 2.5
9. Vaganian - 2
10. Studer - 1.
Round 8 parings:
Ponomariov - Harikrishna, Bacrot - Navara, Vaganian - Hou Yifan, Georgiadis - Leko, Morozevich - Studer.