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29th Tepe Sigeman & Co 2024 is poised for an exciting finish

by Shahid Ahmed - 02/05/2024

The battle between the leaders - Arjun Erigaisi and Peter Svidler ended in a draw. Anton Korobov (UKR) bounced back with a win over Nils Grandelius (SWE). There are now three leaders - Arjun, Korobov and Svidler at 4/6 each. 29th TePe Sigeman & Co Tournament 2024 is undoubtedly going to have a close finish. Nodirbek Abdusattorov (UZB) defeated Vincent Keymer (GER) to keep his mathematical chances. Arjun vs Grandelius, Svidler vs Keymer and Wenjun vs Korobov are the final round pairings. Will Svidler retain his crown or Arjun win this event in his third attempt? Round 7 starts tomorrow Friday 3rd May at 12 p.m. local time, 3:30 p.m. IST. Photos: Mikael Svensson/

Arjun, Korobov and Svidler in a three-way lead

The sixth round witnessed 50% decisive games, like the third and fourth round.

Arjun Erigaisi - Peter Svidler: 0.5-0.5

Keymer - Abdusattorov

Position after 42...Qf8

Vincent Keymer (GER, 2726) needed to find the precise defense 43.Re7 Rxe7 44.fxe7 Qxe7 45.gxh5 d3 46.hxg6+ fxg6 47.Qd4. However, the Germany no.1 could not find the computer-like save and played 43.Re5?? which led to his loss in the next few moves after 43...hxg4.

Nodirbek Abdusattorov (UZB) maintains his pursuit

Marc` Andria Maurizzi (FRA) - Wenjun Ju (CHN): 0.5-0.5

Anton Korobov (UKR) bounced back with a win over Nils Grandelius (SWE)

Round 6 in progress
Replay Tepe Sigeman & Co Chess Tournament 2024 Round 6 Live Commentary by GM Laurent Fressinet (FRA) and GM Stellan Brynell (SWE) | Video: Sveriges Schackförbund

Time Control

90 minutes for 40 moves and then 30 minutes for the remaining moves with 30 seconds cumulative increment for each move starting from the first move (Malmö rules-no draws before move 40).

Replay Round 6 games

Round 6 results

Vincent Keymer - Nodirbek Abdusattorov: 0-1

Marc` Andria Maurizzi - Wenjun Ju: 0.5-0.5

Anton Korobov - Nils Grandelius: 1-0

Arjun Erigaisi - Peter Svidler: 0.5-0.5


Standings after Round 6


Round 7 pairings

Peter Svidler - Vincent Keymer

Nils Grandelius - Arjun Erigaisi

Wenjun Ju - Anton Korobov

Nodirbek Abdusattoov - Marc` Andria Maurizzi


27th April - 2nd May: 3 p.m. CET, 6:30 p.m. IST, 3rd May: 12 p.m. CET, 3:30 p.m. IST.


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