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Round 6: Ponomariov, Topalov and Morozevich share the lead
IMG 6644 Both leaders Veselin Topalov and Alexander Morozevich finished their games in draws while Ruslan Ponomariov outplayed Gata Kamsky to join two other leaders on the top.  Hikaru Nakamura won the first game in the tournament against Rustam Kasimdzhanov   The craziest game of the sixth round between  Fabiano Caruana and Sergey Karjakin ended in a draw, but not before either player had had a winning position.
Five decisive games at the fifth round! Topalov and Morozevich take the lead
IMG 6519 During the free day players charged their batteries to show the tough fights on all boards.  Five decisive results at the fifth round as Topalov, Caruana, Karjakin, Morozevich and Kamsky defeated their opponents. The only draw happened in the game Leko-Ponomariov. After five rounds Topalov and Morozevich are leading with 3,5 points. Caruana, Ponomariov and Karjakin share third place half a point behind.
We are pleased to publish the greetings from several key personalities to the participants of the third leg of the Renova Group Grand Prix in Zug, Switzerland.

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Round 4: Morozevich, Topalov and Ponomariov remain as leaders in the standings
IMG 5957 For the second day in a row all games finished in draws at the fourth round of Renova Group Grand Prix in Zug and Alexander Morozevich, Veselin Topalov and Ruslan Ponomariov are still on the top with 2,5 points.

Except Ruslan Ponomoriov, who didn’t get any edge against Anish Giri, all other players, who had white pieces, managed to create problems for their opponents. Rustam Kasimdzhanov and Veselin Topalov played a thrilling game, which started with a piece sacrifice by Rustam Kasimdzhanov on the 13th move.   Shakhriyar Mamedyarov managed to get a very dynamic position and was hoping to use the activity of his pieces but Fabiano Caruana defended precisely.  

Sergey Karjakin went for the worse bishop endgame but manage to hold it against Alexander Morozevich. Teymur Radjabov had good winning chances against Peter Leko but Hungarian player managed to defend.  Hikaru Nakamura tried to convert his extra pawn in the rook endgame into a full point but Gata Kamsky was also not in the mood to lose today.
Round 3: all games ended in draws
IMG 5774 The standings remained the same after the third round of the Renova Group Grand Prix as all games ended in draws. One of the leaders Veselin Topalov could take the sole lead in the tournament but missed his winning chances in the time trouble. Peter Leko also got an opportunity to fight for a big advantage in French Defence against Hikaru Nakamura but failed to find the critical move and the game finished peacefully. Rustam Kasimdzhanov managed to defend worse endgame against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Ruslan Ponomariov hold the position in a Scottish Defence against Sergey Karjakin.  Fabiano Caruana didn’t manage to create real threats against Alexander Morozevich. Less than one hour has passed when Anish Giri and Teimur Radjabov started to repeat moves and agreed for a draw in the Anti-Nimzo-Indian.
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