Ivan Cheparinov in sole lead at Politiken Cup

Bulgarian Grandmaster Ivan Cheparinov leads Politiken Cup 2013 with perfect score after the first 6 rounds.

Today he defeated Hrant Melkumyan to maintain half a point margin ahead of Parimarjan Negi and Sergey Erenburg.

In the 7th round Cheparinov will play against Negi, who has the white pieces. Erenburg has black against Sabino Brunello.

Among the 15 players with 5 points, we can find Jan Timman, Jonny Hector, Sune Berg Hansen and Romain Edouard.

GM Ivan Cheparinov - WGM Dinara Saduakassova

GM Ivan Cheparinov – WGM Dinara Saduakassova

Thomas Vestergaard, Press Officer at Politiken Cup

Round 7 top pairings:
GM Negi Parimarjan 2634 – GM Cheparinov Ivan 2678
GM Brunello Sabino 2593 – GM Erenburg Sergey 2615
GM Edouard Romain 2662 – IM Svane Rasmus 2427
GM Timman Jan H 2584 – GM Danielsen Henrik 2510
GM Hector Jonny 2509 – GM Grandelius Nils 2573
IM Bekker-Jensen Simon 2414 – GM Hansen Sune Berg 2557
GM Maze Sebastien 2547 – IM Mikkelsen Nikolaj 2418
GM Kristiansen Jens 2398 – GM Smerdon David 2521
IM Glud Jakob Vang 2520 – IM Carlstedt Jonathan 2387

Parimarjan Negi

Parimarjan Negi

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