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IM Sebag of France and WGM Hou of China, two of the top female players in the world with ratings over 2500, are on pace for a GM norm after 7 rounds at Aeroflot in Moscow. Sebag is performing at 2601 at the moment with 2 rounds to go while Hou is performing at 2648.

Here are the tournament leaders after 7 rounds:

Rank Name Title Nationality Rating Score Performance

1-3 Dreev, Alexey GM RUS 2633 5.5 2822
1-3 Rodshtein, Maxim GM ISR 2614 5.5 2811
1-3 Nepomniachtchi, Ian GM RUS 2600 5.5 2831

4-6 Motylev, Alexander GM RUS 2644 5 2745
4-6 Guseinov, Gadir GM AZE 2617 5 2754
4-6 Le, Quang Liem GM VIE 2540 5 2760

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