More Draws in Round 8 – Tal Memorial 2016

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All games were drawn once again in Round 8 of Tal Memorial 2016. Ian Nepomniachtchi still leads by half a point over Anish Giri.

Ranking after Round 8 follows:

RkNameFEDRatingPts.
1Nepomniachtchi, IanRUS2740
2Giri, AnishNED27555
3Aronian, LevonARM2795
4Kramnik, VladimirRUS2808
5Anand, ViswanathanIND2776
6Svidler, PeterRUS27454
7Li, Chao bCHN27464
8Mamedyarov, ShakhriyarAZE2761
9Tomashevsky, EvgenyRUS27313
10Gelfand, BorisISR2743
 

One more round to go, so it’ll be interesting to check out the match-ups in the last and final round 9:

#RatingWhite-BlackRating
12761Mamedyarov Shakhriyar-Kramnik Vladimir2808
22746Li Chao B-Giri Anish2755
32776Anand Viswanathan-Aronian Levon2795
42743Gelfand Boris-Nepomniachtchi Ian2740
52731Tomashevsky Evgeny-Svidler Peter2745
 

The tournament leader, Ian Nepomniachtchi, will be up against the bottom dweller, Boris Gelfand. Let’s see if Nepo can widen the gap and eventually bag home the title.

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