Hariskrihna (on the left) against Bacrot

Hou (on the left) against Georgiadis

Last round Grandmaster Tournament

Leko (on the left) against Morozevich

Navara (on thel left) against Vaganian

Podium Main Tournament

Podium Grandmaster Tournament and Organizers

Podium Grandmaster Tournament

Podium Master Tournament

Staff of the Biel Chess Festival

Studer (on the left) against Ponomariov

The podium of the Grandmaster Tournament 2017: Etienne Bacrot (2nd), Hou Yifan (winner), Pentala Harikrishna (3rd)
The podium of the Grandmaster Tournament 2017: Etienne Bacrot (2nd), Hou Yifan (winner), Pentala Harikrishna (3rd)

The 51st Biel International Chess Festival will take place on Juli 21 - August 1, 2018!

GM Demuth Adrien

GM Donchenko Alexander

GM Erdos Viktor

GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar

GM Greenfeld Alon

GM Ivanisevic Ivan

GM Kovalenko Igor

GM Salem A.R. Saleh

GM Vaibhav Suri

GM Vishnu Prasanna. V

IM Ali Marandi Cemil Can

GMT Final Ranking after 9 Rounds

    W D L Pts. TB
1. HOU, Yifan 5 3 1 6.5 27.50
2. BACROT, Etienne 4 4 1 6 23.00
3.  HARIKRISHNA, Pentala 3 5 1 5.5 23.00
4. PONOMARIOV, Ruslam 3 4 2 5 19.75
5. LEKO, Peter 3 4 2 5 19.50
6. GEORGIADIS, Nico 2 6 1 5 18.25
7 MOROZEVICH, Alexander 4 2 2 5 17.25
8. NAVARA, David 2 4 3 4 15.75
9. VAGANIAN, Rafael 1 2 6 2 6.25
10. STUDER, Noël 0 2 7 1 5.25

TB: Sonneborn-Berger; 

If two or more players are tied for first, mathematical tie-breaks will be used: 1. Sonneborn-Berger, 2. Direct Encounter.

PGN-Viewer All Results Pictures

GMT 9th round (August 2, 11am CEST)

STUDER, Noël - PONOMARIOV, Ruslan 0-1 (40)
LEKO, Peter - MOROZEVICH, Alexander 1-0 (66)
HOU, Yifan - GEORGIADIS, Nico 1-0 (29)
NAVARA, David - VAGANIAN, Rafael 1-0 (42)
HARIKRISHNA, Pentala - BACROT, Étienne 0-1 (29)

GMT 8th round (August 1, 2pm CEST)

PONOMARIOV, Ruslan - HARIKRISHNA, Pentala 0-1 (58)
BACROT, Étienne - NAVARA, David ½-½ (43)
VAGANIAN, Rafael - HOU, Yifan 0-1 (33)
GEORGIADIS, Nico - LEKO, Peter ½-½ (22)
MOROZEVICH, Alexander - STUDER, Noël 1-0 (31)

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