The Tata Steel Masters super tournament continues in the Netherlands. Standings after the 8th round
The traditional super tournament continues in Wijk aan Zee (Netherlands).
Results of the 8th round: J. Van Foreest 1-0 A. Erigaisi, R. Rapport 1-0 P. Praggnanandhaa, F. Caruana 0-1 M. Carlsen, D. Gukesh 1-0 P. Maghsoodloo, W. So 0.5-0.5 Ding Liren, A. Giri 0.5-0.5 V. Keymer, N. Abdusattorov 0.5-0.5 L. Aronian.
1. N. Abdusattorov – 6; 2-3. A. Giri, W. So – 5; 4-7. L. Aronian, R. Praggnanandhaa, F. Caruana, M. Carlsen – 4.5; 8. Ding Liren – 4; 9-10. R. Rapport, P. Maghsoodloo – 3.5; 11-12. A. Erigaisi, J. Van Foreest – 3; 13-14. V. Keymer, D. Gukesh – 2.5.
Participants: M. Carlsen (Norway), Ding Liren (China), F. Caruana (USA), A. Giri (Netherlands), W. So (USA), R. Rapport (Romania), L. Aronian (USA) , D. Gukesh, A. Erigaisi (both from India), P. Maghsoodloo (Iran), N. Abdusattorov (Uzbekistan), V. Keymer (Germany), R. Praggnanandhaa (India), J. Van Foreest (Netherlands).
Dates: from 14 to 29 January
System: round robin, 13 rounds; in case of sharing the first place, a tie-break in blitz is held