Leko, Gelfand, Aronian and Grischuk go to Mexico Print
Thursday, 14 June 2007 00:00
Alexander Grischuk of Russia managed to win over compatriot Sergey Rublevsky in the tie break and qualified to the World Chess Championship tournament in Mexico this September. He joins the three other qualifiers from Elista, namely Peter Leko of Hungary, Boris Gelfand of Israel and Levon Aronian of Armenia. The Candidates Matches Closing Ceremony was held 13 June in City Chess Palace. See pictures from the Closing. Alexander Grischuk of Russia managed to win over compatriot Sergey Rublevsky in the tie break and qualified to the World Chess Championship tournament in Mexico this September. He joins the three other qualifiers from Elista, namely Peter Leko of Hungary, Boris Gelfand of Israel and Levon Aronian of Armenia. The Candidates Matches Closing Ceremony was held 13 June in City Chess Palace.

Final Standings by www.chessbase.com. Pictures by Kema Goryaeva.

Final standings

 Player
Rating
1
2
3
4
5
6
TB
 Tot. 
 Perf. 
 Levon Aronian
2759
1
½
½
½
½
½
 
3.5
2758
 Alexei Shirov
2699
0
½
½
½
½
½
 
2.5
2700
 
 Peter Leko
2738
1
½
1
½
½
   
3.5
2790
 Evgeny Bareev
2635
0
½
0
½
½
   
1.5
2591
 
 Alexander Grischuk 
2717
1
½
½
0
½
½
2.5
5.5
2680
 Sergei Rublevsky
2680
0
½
½
1
½
½
0.5
3.5
2717
 
 Gata Kamsky 
2705
½
½
0
½
0
   
1.5
2586
 Boris Gelfand
2733
½
½
1
½
1
   
3.5
2852


























 
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