Short is in excellent form at the Howard Staunton Memorial. He is now 5/6 against 2600+ competition. He is on his way to break 2700 again. Can he do it?

Round 6 results:

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RESULTS

GM Van Wely (3.5)

GM Adams (3)

0.5 – 0.5

GM Werle (0.5)

GM Short (5)

0 – 1

GM Smeets (4)

GM Howell (2.5)

1 – 0

GM Sokolov (4)

GM McShane (3)

1 – 0

GM L’Ami (3)

GM Jones (1.5)

0 – 1


Standings after 6 rounds:

GM Short = 5
GM Sokolov, GM Smeets = 4
GM Van Wely = 3.5
GM Adams, GM McShane, GM L’Ami = 3
GM Howell = 2.5
GM Jones = 1.5
GM Werle = 0.5

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