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Abu Dhabi Chess Festival – Round 6 Video

The 22nd Abu Dhabi Chess Festival is taking place from August 23-31, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The Festival consists of the Masters, Open, Juniors, Blitz, Family and Homeland Protectors tournaments.

The main event is the 9-round Swiss Masters, open for players rated 2000 Elo or above. 147 players from 35 different countries, including 57 Grandmasters, compete in this section.

After six rounds of play Grandmasters Nils Grandelius (Sweden), Abhijeet Gupta (India), Richard Rapport (Hungary), Martin Kravtsiv and Alexander Areshchenko (both Ukraine) are leading with 5,0/6 points each.

Vijay Kumar kindly provides round 6 video including interviews with the players.

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