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FIDE Grand Prix - Elista 2008: Gashimov and Radjabob lead after 5th round

The latest Grand Prix tournament this year takes place in Elista, Kalmikia, 13th-29th December 2008. There have been a number of withdrawals due to FIDE's change of regulations, like Michael Adams and Levon Aronian's denials, but the event is still a very reasonable category 19. There is play on Christmas day!

After the first 5 rounds there two leaders - two azerbaijanian GMs - Vugar Gashimov and Teimur Radjabov. They both have 3,5/5 points. Standings after round 5, pairings round 6, official site...

Elista 2008 Fide Grand Prix - Standings after round 5:
17Gashimov Vugar2703AZE*113
2Radjabov Teimour2751AZE1*13
35Jakovenko Dmitry2737RUS*13
413Cheparinov Ivan2696BUL01*2
1Bacrot Etienne2705FRA*012
3Mamedyarov Shakhriyar2731AZE*2
9Alexeev Evgeny2719RUS0*12
10Wang Yue2736CHN01*2
11Akopian Vladimir2679ARM*2
12Grischuk Alexander2719RUS10*2
116Inarkiev Ernesto2669RUS*02
4Leko Peter2747HUN0*012
8Eljanov Pavel2720UKR0*102
1414Kasimdzhanov Rustam2672UZB00*1

Elista 2008 Fide Grand Prix - Pairings round 6:
Kasimzhanov Rustam 2672 - Wang Yue 2736
Akopian Vladimir 2679 - Alexeev Evgeny 2715
Grischuk Alexander 2719 - Eljanov Pavel 2720
Cheparinov Ivan 2696 - Gashimov Vugar 2703
Bacrot Etienne 2705 - Inarkiev Ernesto 2669
Radjabov Teimour 2751 - Jakovenko Dmitry 2737
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2731 - Leko Peter 2747

Official site: http://elista2008.fide.com/
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