News Archive - 2015

Round 6 Report

John Saunders reports: six players now share the lead on 5 points after six rounds’ play: Jeffery Xiong (USA), Wang Hao (China), Hikaru Nakamura (USA), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France) and Radoslaw Wojtaszek (Poland), plus Arkadij Naiditsch (Azerbaijan) who added a half-point bye to his score after round five. A further 11 players have 4½ and these include the two former world champions Vladimir Kramnik and Vishy Anand, plus Abhijeet Gupta, Mircea-Emilian Parligras, Sergey Karjakin, Richard Rapport, Michael Adams, Gawain Jones, Mikhail Antipov, Vladislav Artemiev and SP Sethuraman. Isle of Man International

20 – 28 October 2018

Total Prize Fund £144,000

Further information to follow shortly.

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