27 February 2018
Vladislav Kovalev Regains the Sole Lead at Aeroflot Open 2018
The decisive final round is ahead.
Photo by Boris Dolmatovsky
Eight rounds of the International chess festival Aeroflot Open 2018 are played in Moscow. In the main tournament, Vladislav Kovalev (Belarus) defeated Amin Tabatabaei (Iran) to take the sole lead with 6.5 points once again.
Vladislav Artemiev, Igor Lysyj, Dmitry Gordievsky (all from Russia), Tigran L. Petrosian, Gabriel Sargissian (both from Armenia), Victor Bologan (Moldavia), Amin Tabatabaei, S.P. Sethuraman (India), and Anton Korobov (Ukraine) are trailing by one point.
Photos by Boris Dolmatovsky
Round 9 pairings