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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Mayor's Chess Cup R8: Aleksandrov leads with 7 points

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Hi everyone,

The chess news 4th Mayor's Cup International Chess Tournament currently on in Mumbai is that top seed Aleksej Aleksandrov of Belarus keeps the sole lead with seven points after the eighth round on Wednesday. Grandmaster Aleksandrov (ELO 2618) drew with GM Martyn Kravtsiv (ELO 2538). 

Around 17 GMs and 30 International Masters and women GMs from 10 countries including seven from India are competing in the event. Russian GM Maxim Turov, with a rating of 2643, is the top seed in the the tournament. 
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