Hou Yifan wins Biel Grandmasters Tournament Print
Thursday, 03 August 2017 13:15
Podium Grandmaster Tournament

In the last round 9 of the Grandmasters Tournament of the 50th Biel International Chess Festival the former Women’s World Champion Hou Yifan defeated Nico Georgiadis to win the event with 6.5 points out of 9.

Etienne Bacrot took the second place with 6 points having outplayed the bronze medalist Pentala Harikrishna (5.5 points).

In other games Peter Leko won against Alexander Morozevich, David Navara bested Rafael Vaganian, while Noël Studer lost to Ruslan Ponamariov.

Final standings:

1. Hou Yifan - 6.5
2. Etienne Bacrot - 6
3. Pentala Harikrishna - 5.5
4-7. Ruslan Ponomariov, Peter Leko, Nico Georgiadis, Alexander Morozevich - 5
8. David Navara - 4
9. Vaganian - 2
10. Studer - 1.

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