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Round 4 Tie-breaks

The fourth round tie-breaks started with 5 matches on the 14th of September at 3 pm local time. After two rapid games 4 encounters were over. Georgian chess legends Maia Chiburdanidze and Nona Gaprindashvili as well as many chess fans came to support their local hero Baadur Jobava but his opponent Wesley So won the [...]

Round 4 Game 2: Vassily Ivanchuk, Levon Aronian and Ding Liren are in quarterfinals

The second games of the fourth round of the World Cup were completed in the Hualing Hotel in Tbilisi. Vassily Ivanchuk defeated Anish Giri, Chinese derby finished with a victory of higher rated Ding Liren, Levon Aronian outplayed Daniil Dubov. Therefore, Aronian will play against Ivanchuk in the next round, while Ding Liren will know [...]