The 1st International Al-Beruniy Chess Tournament continues. Standings after the 8th round
The chess festival continues in Khiva (Uzbekistan). Before the final round, A. Abdisalimov leads in the main tournament – 6,5 points, Sh. Vokhidov is half a point behind, on point – M. Madaminov.
Dates: from November 29 to December 5
System: Swiss, 9 rounds
Prize fund: $50,000 (1st place $6,000)
Line-up: 34 participants, 9 grandmasters