Gibraltar: Bologan Couldn't Overplay Adams. Hou Yifan and Short Tie for First Place

Время публикации: 02.02.2012 20:30 | Последнее обновление: 02.02.2012 20:30

All the key matches of the decisive round of the Gibraltar chess Festival are over. 

Bologan failed to brake English GM's persistent defence, which means he couldn't convert his extra pawn and therefore, he didn't join two leaders of the tournament Hou Yifan and Nigel Short. 

Bologan - Adams is about to start (photo

Emil Sutovsky, on the contrary, grabbed victory in a rare Queen endgame against Erdos. 

As a result, Hou Yifan and Nigel Short scored 8/10 each, which means the play-off is required. The play-off will start at 18:00 CET (21:00 MSK Time). 

Mikhael Adams, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Viorel Bologan and Emil Sutovsky scored 7.5/10 each. 


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