Dubai Open: Five GMs Caught Ni Hua and Akopian

Время публикации: 21.04.2012 21:16 | Последнее обновление: 22.04.2012 05:09

In Round 6 of Dubai Open Ni Hua of China and Vladimir Akopian (Armenia) drew their game allowing 5 out of their 18 persecutors to catch them: Abhijeet Gupta, Parimarjan Negi, Chanda Sandipan (all from India), Normunds Miezis (Latvia) and Evgenij Miroshnichenko (Ukraine). As a result seven GMs lead the Championship with 5 points out of 6.

Top-seed of the major and blitz tournaments GM Baadur Jobava of Georgia won the Dubai International Blitz Torunament held on a rest day scoring 7.5/9.

Pairings for Round 7 of the major tournament:
Akopian (5) - Sandipan (5)
Miroshnichenko (5) - Gupta (5)
Negi (5) - Ni Hua (5)
Miezis (5) - Iordachescu (4.5)