ABU DHABI, AUGUST 25. ARMINFO. Russian Grandmaster becomes sole leader Grandmaster Yemelin Vasily of Russia emerged as sole leader with 5 points at the end of the sixth round of the 13th Abu Dhabi Chess Festival being held at the Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation.
A pack of seven players are close on the heels of the leader just half a point behind. These include Grandmasters Lputian Smbat (Armenia), Poluljahov Aeksandr (Russia), Vladimirov Evgeny (Kazakhstan), Sargissian Gabriel (Armenia), Dizdar Goran (Croatia), Kotsur Pavel (Kazakhstan) and International Master Javad Maherrmszad (Azerbaijan) with a tally of 4.5 points each.