In Tbilisi continues the 1/8 final of world chess Cup. The first quarterfinalists of steel Vassily Ivanchuk, Ding Liren and Levon Aronian.
Ukrainian (2727) defeated Dutchman Anish Giri (2777) 1.5:0.5. Levon Aronian (Armenia, 2802) defeated the Russian Daniil Dubov (2666) and Ding Liren (China, 2771) — his compatriot Hao Wang (2701).
Maxim Rothstein won the second game against Russian Vladimir Fedoseev and turned the match into an additional phase.
Thus five of the quarterfinalists in the world Cup will be determined on tie-break.