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After 4 rounds of play, with 5 more rounds to go, Alexei Shirov leads the pack in the Masters section of Chess.com’s Isle of Man International Chess Tournament 2016, with 4 wins in 4 games. Interestingly, though, he’s a bye in the 5th round.
Ranking after Round 4 follows:
As the World Championship match draws near in New York, let’s look back to the drama that unfolded during the Candidates Tournament last March 2016.
Watch the 25-minute documentary film below:
Nevertheless, a few changes happened since last month. Vladimir Kramnik retakes the 2nd place from Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Wesley So overtakes Hikaru Nakamura at the 6th place in the October ratings update.
Anish Giri may have earned 1 rating point, but Pentala Harikrishna and Ding Liren gained 10 points and 11 points, respectively, to overtake him in the ranking. Thus, Giri slid down from 12th to 14th place.
Listed below are the top 20 players as of the October 2016 update:
Check out the top 100 list in the October 2016 update.
Anish Giri lost to Levon Aronian, while Ian Nepomniachtchi won against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in Round 6 of Tal Memorial 2016. Boris Gelfand suffered his 5th loss in 6 games in Round 6 as well.
Ranking after Round 6 follows:
Replay all the games: 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 (Moscow RUS).