Levon Aronian and Wesley So Lead Race at Superbet Chess Classic
Round 6 was played in Bucharest.
The Superbet Chess Classic, the first 2022 GCT event, resumed in Bucharest after a rest day. In the sixth round, Levon Aronian beat Maxime Vachier-Lagrave with the black pieces, Leinier Dominguez outplayed Bogdan-Daniel Deac as White, while the games Mamedyarov - Firouzja, So - Rapport, and Caruana - Nepomniachtchi were drawn.
Standings after Round 6:
1-2. Levon Aronian, Wesley So - 4
3-7. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Leinier Dominguez, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Fabiano Caruana, Bogdan-Daniel Deac - 3
8-9. Richard Rapport, Alireza Firouzja - 2.5
10. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - 2.
Round 7 pairings:
Nepomniachtchi - Mamedyarov, Aronian - Caruana, Rapport - Vachier-Lagrave, Deac - So, Firouzja - Dominguez.