31 January 2019
Vladislav Artemiev Takes the Lead in Gibraltar
Final round is ahead.
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