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Mumbai Mayor’s Cup – Round Seven

Double round on Sunday, GM Kokarev singled out on top

The third edition of the Mumbai Mayor’s Cup chess tournament started on 2nd June and continues over eleven rounds of Swiss system until 10th June. The event, which is being organised by Venus Chess Academy and conducted by the Bombay Chess Association, is taking place at the Goregaon Sports Club.

After the double round on Sunday, Russian GM Dmitry Kokarev singled out on the top with 6.5 points from seven games. In the afternoon he defeated GM Anton Kovalyov. Six players are sharing the second place, half a point behind Kokarev.

Round five report

Round 7 top results:

GM Kokarev Dmitry 2612 – GM Kovalyov Anton 2615 1 – 0

GM Aleksandrov Aleksej 2604 – GM Bocharov Dmitry 2592 ½ – ½

GM Dreev Alexey 2655 – GM Harutjunyan Gevorg 2460 1 – 0

GM Kunte Abhijit 2523 – GM Vorobiov Evgeny E 2612 ½ – ½

GM Dzhumaev Marat 2495 – GM Maletin Pavel 2584 0 – 1

GM Fier Alexandr 2581 – GM Deepan Chakkravarthy J 2488 ½ – ½

GM Varga Zoltan 2479 – GM Greenfeld Alon 2561 1 – 0

GM Hera Imre Jr 2558 – IM Prathamesh Sunil Mokal 2411 ½ – ½

Saravana Krishnan P 2324 – GM Khusnutdinov Rustam 2525 0 – 1

GM Turov Maxim 2624 – Udeshi Aditya 2316 1 – 0

IM Narayanan Srinath 2393 – GM Negi Parimarjan 2636 0 – 1

GM Lafuente Pablo 2587 – GM Ibrayev Nurlan 2390 1 – 0

IM Himanshu Sharma 2440 – GM Sundararajan Kidambi 2520 ½ – ½

GM Ovetchkin Roman 2519 – IM Shyam Sundar M 2372 1 – 0

GM Kasparov Sergey 2504 – Yashas D 2204 1 – 0

IM Saptarshi Roy 2391 – IM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi 2504 0 – 1

Palit Somak 2385 – GM Czebe Attila 2480 1 – 0

Round 7 standings:

1. GM Kokarev Dmitry RUS 2612 – 6.5

2-7. GM Bocharov Dmitry RUS 2592, GM Aleksandrov Aleksej BLR 2604, GM Dreev Alexey RUS 2655, GM Maletin Pavel RUS 2584, GM Khusnutdinov Rustam KAZ 2525 and GM Varga Zoltan HUN 2479 – 6.0

8-23. GM Kovalyov Anton ARG 2615, GM Kunte Abhijit IND 2523, Palit Somak IND 2385, GM Deepan Chakkravarthy J IND 2488, IM Prathamesh Sunil Mokal IND 2411, IM Roy Chowdhury Saptarshi IND 2473, GM Fier Alexandr BRA 2581, GM Kasparov Sergey BLR 2504, GM Lafuente Pablo ARG 2587, GM Hera Imre Jr HUN 2558, GM Ovetchkin Roman RUS 2519, GM Vorobiov Evgeny E RUS 2612, GM Negi Parimarjan IND 2636, GM Turov Maxim RUS 2624, IM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi IND 2504 and IM Ashwin Jayaram IND 2457 – 5.5 etc (354 players)

Round 8 top pairings:

GM Maletin Pavel 2584 – GM Kokarev Dmitry 2612

GM Bocharov Dmitry 2592 – GM Dreev Alexey 2655

GM Khusnutdinov Rustam 2525 – GM Aleksandrov Aleksej 2604

GM Negi Parimarjan 2636 – GM Varga Zoltan 2479

GM Ovetchkin Roman 2519 – GM Turov Maxim 2624

GM Kovalyov Anton 2615 – GM Kasparov Sergey 2504

GM Vorobiov Evgeny E 2612 – IM Roy Chowdhury Saptarshi 2473

IM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi 2504 – GM Lafuente Pablo 2587

IM Ashwin Jayaram 2457 – GM Fier Alexandr 2581

GM Deepan Chakkravarthy J 2488 – GM Hera Imre Jr 2558

IM Prathamesh Sunil Mokal 2411 – GM Kunte Abhijit 2523

GM Greenfeld Alon 2561 – Palit Somak 2385

IM Karthikeyan P 2411 – GM Kravtsiv Martyn 2546

Swayams Mishra 2397 – GM Luther Thomas 2541

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