Elista FIDE Grand Prix round 4

Bacrot, Alekseev and Wang won, Radjabov still leading

Players from the lower pool were successful in the 4th round of Elista Grand Prix. Evgeny Alexeev, Wang Yue and Etienne Bacrot won to move up to the middle of the crosstable.

The official website did not update round 4 standings, but their team is producing excellent daily bulletins. Videos are available in Russian only. For the first time, Chessdom editors have been offered to request photos or videos in high quality.

Round 4 results, 17th December 2008

Kasimzhanov Rustam 2672 0-1 Alexeev Evgeny 2715

Wang Yue 2736 1-0 Eljanov Pavel 2720

Akopian Vladimir 2679 0.5-0.5 Gashimov Vugar 2703

Grischuk Alexander 2719 0.5-0.5 Inarkiev Ernesto 2669

Cheparinov Ivan 2696 0.5-0.5 Jakovenko Dmitry 2737

Bacrot Etienne 2705 1-0 Leko Peter 2747

Radjabov Teimour 2751 0.5-0.5 Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2731

Round 5 pairings, 18th December 2008

Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2731 - Kasimzhanov Rustam 2672

Leko Peter 2747 - Radjabov Teimour 2751

Jakovenko Dmitry 2737 - Bacrot Etienne 2705

Inarkiev Ernesto 2669 - Cheparinov Ivan 2696

Gashimov Vugar 2703 - Grischuk Alexander 2719

Eljanov Pavel 2720 - Akopian Vladimir 2679

Alexeev Evgeny 2715 - Wang Yue 2736

Round 4 standings:

Radjabov Teimour 2751 AZE – 3.0

Grischuk Alexander 2719 RUS – 2.5

Jakovenko Dmitry 2737 RUS – 2.5

Gashimov Vugar 2703 AZE – 2.5

Akopian Vladimir 2679 ARM – 2.0

Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2731 AZE – 2.0

Inarkiev Ernesto 2669 RUS – 2.0

Alexeev Evgeny 2719 RUS – 2.0

Wang Yue 2736 CHN – 2.0

Bacrot Etienne 2705 FRA – 2.0

Leko Peter 2747 HUN – 1.5

Eljanov Pavel 2720 UKR – 1.5

Cheparinov Ivan 2696 BUL – 1.5

Kasimdzhanov Rustam 2672 – 1.0

Elista FIDE Grand Prix round 3


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