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Round 9 - Final Report

As predicted, the players saved their best for last and treated us to a final round filled with high quality fighting chess.

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Harikrishna wins PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament 2015


Despite Fressinet and Sargissian both winning their last round game, a draw was enough for Harikrishna to take the title on tiebreak. So Harikrishna, Fressinet and Sargissian share 1st place with 7/9, followed by Short and Howell on 6.5/9.
Jovanka Houska takes the Ladies' prize with 5.5/9.

A full report of the last round and closing ceremony will follow tomorrow.

Fiona Steil-Antoni

Round 8

While yesterday we had only 3 draws on the first 10 boards, today we had only 3 decisive results on the first 17 boards! There is no denying the players are getting tired, but they will undoubtedly all be eager to give it their all in today's last and all-important round.

Round 7

Yet again, no quarter was given during yesterday's 7th round, as from the first 10 boards only 3 games ended in a draw.

Round 6

During yesterday's 6th round, we were treated to a galore of decisive results on the top boards! From the first five boards, only the board 4 encounter between Granda and Sargissian ended in a draw.

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