For the second day in a row, we have exciting actions at Dortmund. Black won 2 games today!

Aronian with the White pieces lost to Svidler
Jobava with the White pieces lost to Kramnik
Adams drew Naiditsch
Leko drew Gelfand

So after 6 rounds, here are the standings:

1-2. 4.0 GM Peter Leko (Hungary, 2738), GM Peter Svidler (Russia, 2742)

3-4. 3.5 GM Michael Adams (England, 2732), GM Vladimir Kramnik (Russia, 2743)

5. 3.0 GM Boris Gelfand (Israel, 2729)

6. 2.5 GM Arkadij Naiditsch (Germany, 2664)

7. 2.0 GM Levon Aronian (Armenia, 2761)

8. 1.5 GM Baadur Jobava (Georgia, 2651)

Tomorrow will be the final round! Can Kramnik catch up?

These are the final round matchups:

Boris Gelfand (3) – Levon Aronian (2)

Vladimir Kramnik (3.5) – Peter Leko (4)

Arkadij Naiditsch (2.5) – Baadur Jobava (1.5)

Peter Svidler (4) – Michael Adams (3.5)

As you can see, the two leaders (Leko and Svidler) will face the next two in the standings (Adams and Kramnik). This is as exciting as you can get! Posted by Picasa

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