11 May 2022

Levon Aronian and Wesley So Lead Race at Superbet Chess Classic

Round 6 was played in Bucharest.

Photo: Lennart Ootes
Photo: Lennart Ootes

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.

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