Round 8 of Superbet Chess Classic Finishes in Bucharest
Leinier Dominguez defeated Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.
The penultimate eighth round of the Superbet Chess Classic, the first 2022 GCT event, was played in Bucharest on 13 May. Leinier Dominguez won against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, while the games So - Firouzja, Vachier-Lagrave - Deac, Caruana - Rapport, and Nepomniachtchi - Aronian were drawn.
Standings after Round 8:
1-2. Levon Aronian, Wesley So - 5
3. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 4.5
4-7. Leinier Dominguez, Fabiano Caruana, Bogdan-Daniel Deac, Alireza Firouzja - 4
8. Ian Nepomniachtchi - 3.5
9-10. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Richard Rapport - 3.
Round 9 pairings:
Aronian - Mamedyarov, Rapport - Nepomniachtchi, Deac - Caruana, Firouzja - Vachier-Lagrave, Dominguez - So.