Sergey Karjakin Joins Magnus Carlsen in the Lead of Vugar Gashimov Memorial

Six rounds played in Shamkir.

The sixth round of the sixth tournament in memory of Vugar Gashimov was played in Shamkir on April 6. Th first symbolic move in the game Ding Liren - Carlsen was made by Sugar Gashimov's brother Sarkhan. 

Sergey Karjakin defeated Viswanathan Anand, while Veselin Topalov bested Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. The games Ding Liren - Carlsen, Giri - Navara, and Grischuk - Radjabov were drawn.

Standings after round 6:

1-2. Magnus Carlsen, Sergey Karjakin - 4
2-8. Viswanathan Anand, Ding Liren, Teimour Radjabov, Alexander Grischuk, David Navara, Veselin Topalov - 3
9-10. Anish Giri, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - 2

Round 7 pairings:

Radjabov - Topalov, Anand - Grischuk, Navara - Karjakin, Carlsen - Giri, Mamedyarov - Ding Liren Read more..