In Moscow continues the traditional chess tournament Mikhail tal memorial. The chess tournament was held six rounds.
Tournament participants: 1. Hikaru Nakamura (USA, rating 2823 rapid/blitz rating of 2853) 2. Viswanathan Anand (India, 2805/2801) 3. Ian Nepomniatchi (Russia, 2803/2768) 4. Vladimir Kramnik (Russia, 2795/2784) 5. Alexander Grischuk (Russia, 2792/2846) 6. Peter Svidler (Russia, 2770 /2793) 7. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan, 2755/2714) 8. Sergey Karjakin (Russia, 2724/2868) 9. Boris Gelfand (Israel, 2644/2745) 10. Daniil Dubov (Russia, 2617/2767).
First will be a chess tournament — round Robin, 9 rounds (three rounds per day). Time control: 25 minutes to the end of the game, adding 10 seconds for every move starting from the first, to each participant.
Then 10 participants will be joined by another four and the tournament will be held at the blitz. Round Robin (13 rounds). Time control: 5 minutes before the end of the round with additional 3 seconds for every move starting from the first, to each participant.
In the fourth round Boris Gelfand with black had a draw with Vladimir Kramnik in the fifth and defeated Daniil Dubov, the sixth — played black in a draw with Ian Nepomniachtchi.
The situation of the parties. Mamedyarov, Anand — 4, Grischuk, Kramnik — 3.5, Karjakin, Nakamura, Gelfand — 3, Oaks, Svidler, Nepomniachtchi — 2.