In Palma de Mallorca is the final stage of the chess Grand Prix. It involves 18 grandmasters. The tournament is held according to the Swiss system (9 rounds).
In the third round Boris Gelfand (2719) lost to Spaniard Francisco Vallejo Pons Pons (2705).
The strongest chess player Israel occupies the last place with 0.5 points.
Peter Svidler (Russia, 2763) black beat the Norwegian Jon-Ludvig hammer (2629).
The rest of the party ended in a draw.
Lead Levon Aronian (Armenia, 2801), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France, 2796), Anish Giri (Netherlands, 2762), Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan, 2741), Svidler scored two points.