The Sixth Round of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival saw an excellent showing from the leading English players. David Howell beat former European Champion Emil Sutovsky (“a lovely game.” – Williams), Nigel Short beat the Indian Grandmaster Humpy Koneru and Mickey Adams made a draw on top board.
G Gopal (4.5) draw M Adams (4.5), Ruy Lopez 6.d3; N Dzagnidze (4.5) draw K Sasikiran (4.5), Schlechter Gruenfeld; V Erdos (4) 0-1 S Mamedyarov (4), King’s Indian; V Akobian (4) draw Le Quang Liem (4), Gruenfeld, 4.Bg5.
Leading scores: G Gopal (IND), N Dzagnidze (GEO), P Negi (IND), K Sasikiran (IND), S Mamedyarov (AZ), M Adams, DWL Howell & ND Short (all ENG) all 5/6 … 250 players.
Four rounds to go.
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