FIDE Grand Prix 5th Tournament Ended With Ivanchuk’s Victory

FIDE GRAND PRIX 5TH TOURNAMENT ENDED WITH IVANCHUK’S VICTORY

armradio.am
24.08.2009 18:11

On August 23 the last round of the Grand Prix tournament, being held
in Jermuk, took place. In the final 13th round Ukrainian Vassily
Ivanchuk beat Armenian Vladimir Hakopian and has been crowned the
champion of the tournament.

In previous "Grand Prix" tournaments Ivanchuk has never performed a
successful participation but this time in Jermuk he has had perfect
participation winning the tournament. After the final round Armenian
GM Levon Aronian and Boris Gelfand have 8 points and share 2-3
horizontals. Boris Gelfand (Israel)-Peter Leko (Hungary) 1:0

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