7 April 2019
Magnus Carlsen Retakes the Sole Lead at Vugar Gashimov Memorial
Seven rounds played in Shamkir.
Photo: Eteri Kublashvili
The seventh round of the sixth tournament in memory of Vugar Gashimov was played in Shamkir on April 7.
Magnus Carlsen defeated Anish Giri, while the games Radjabov - Topalov, Anand - Grischuk, Navara - Karjakin, and Mamedyarov - Ding Liren were drawn.
Standings after round 7:
1. Magnus Carlsen - 5
2. Sergey Karjakin - 4.5
3-8. Viswanathan Anand, Ding Liren, Teimour Radjabov, Alexander Grischuk, David Navara, Veselin Topalov - 3.5
9. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - 2.5
10. Anish Giri - 2
Round 8 pairings:
Topalov - Ding Liren, Giri - Mamedyarov, Karjakin - Carlsen, Grischuk - Navara, Radjabov - Anand