8 June 2021

Alexander Grischuk Becomes One of Superbet Chess Classic Leaders

The fourth round is over.

Photo by Lennart Ootes
Photo by Lennart Ootes

The fourth round of the Superbet Chess Classic super tournament, the first event of the 2021 Grand Chess Tour, has finished in Bucharest. Alexander Grischuk defeated Bogdan-Daniel Deac with the white pieces, while Wesley So bet Fabiano Caruana as White as well. The games Giri - Aronian, Mamedyarov - Radjabov, and Vachier-Lagrave - Lupulescu were drawn.

Standings after Round 4:

1-2. Alexander Grischuk, Wesley So - 2.5
3-8. Fabiano Caruana, Constantin Lupulescu, Bogdan-Daniel Deac, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Levon Aronian, Teimour Radjabov- 2
9-10. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Anish Giri - 1.5

Round 5 pairings:

Deac - So, Radjabov - Grischuk, Lupulescu - Mamedyarov, Caruana - Giri, Aronian - Vachier-Lagrave. 

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