31 January 2019

Vladislav Artemiev Takes the Lead in Gibraltar

Final round is ahead.

Photo: John Saunders
Photo: John Saunders

In the ninth round of the Gibraltar International Chess Festival, Vladislav Artemiev defeated David Navara to retake the sole lead with 7.5 points. 

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Yu Yangyi, and Murali Karthikeyan are half a point behind. 

In the decisive 10th round, Artemiev will play Yu Yangyi with the black pieces. 

The final round starts at 1 p.m. (Moscow time). In the event of a tie for first place, there shall be a speed play-off.

Round 10 pairings 

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