Round 4 report

Van Foreest is still in the lead, with legend Nigel Short now leading the chasing pack.    Short-Bjerre The Grand Prix attack in the Sicilian. Short played aggressively but Bjerre gave as good as he got until 26…Rd8, which allowed white to put the king to safety with h2-h3. White …

Pairings round 5

Monday September 27th 14.00 CET J Van Foreest – Etienne Bacrot Jonas Buhl Bjerre – Nils Grandelius Gawain Jones – Nigel Short Vincent Keymer – Nihal Sarin

Round 3 report

Jordan Van Foreest is in the lead after three rounds, closely followed by the also undefeated Gawain Jones. Grandelius-Bacrot A balanced exchange slav until Grandelius made an uncharacteristic blunder with 26.a4. It cost a piece and soon after the game. Van Foreest-Short Van Foreest surprised with the unusual 11.f4 in …

Pairings round 4

Sunday September 26th 14.00 CET Nigel Short – Jonas Buhl Bjerre Nils Grandelius – J Van Foreest Nihal Sarin – Gawain Jones Etienne Bacrot – Vincent Keymer