GM Ilia Smirin and GM Mircea Parligras lead the Acropolis chess tournament Print
Thursday, 14 August 2008 14:36


GM Ilia Smirin
and GM Mircea Parligras are top of the table after 5 rounds of the Acropolis international chess tournament with 4,5/5. They drew each other in round 4 and won the other 5 games.

The two leaders are followed by a large chasing pack with 4,0/5. Among them we find GM Gelashvili, the Spanish U18 champion GM Ivan Slagado Lopez, GM Zubarev, GM Romanishin, GM Banikas, and the three top women of the competition - IM Dzagnidze, IM Danielian, and IM Alisa Maric.

Very good performance until now has WGM Anna Rudolf, who won against IM Managadze and held to a draw IM Rasmussen. In the next round she will meet GM Atanas Kolev, who had good performance at this years Las Vegas open.

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