With a score of 5.5 out of 9 games, with draws in the last three games, Wesley So emerged as the victor in this year’s Sinquefield Cup, the third leg of Grand Chess Tour 2016. That, despite of in the last round, Veselin Topalov had a winning position, which would have guaranteed him playoff games against So to determine the ultimate champion.
Topalov-Aronian's ending is mate in 38 for White. With accurate play Topalov will play a tiebreak with So tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/PObMa4YNIa
— Lennart Ootes (@LennartOotes) August 14, 2016
Results of the Round 9 games follow: