Ranking (after 10 rounds)
Elo – Points – SoBerg
1-4. Etienne Bacrot 2714 FRA 14 68.00
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 2719 FRA 14 61.00
Ding Liren 2714 CHN 14 61.00
Alexander Moiseenko 2699 UKR 14 59.00
5. Ian Nepomniachtchi 2717 RUS 10 55.00
6. Richard Rapport 2693 HUN 6 38.00
If two players finish with the same amount of points after the 10th and last round (Thursday 1st August 2013), there will be a tie-break on Friday 2nd August.
The tie-break: two rapid games with 15 minutes, with increase of 10’’/move. If 1-1, two games with 5’+2”. If again 1-1, one Armageddon game with 5’ for white (has to win) and 4’ for black
If three players finish with the same amount of points after the last round, the best player according to Sonnenborn-Berger points will be qualified for the tie-break. The two others will make a semi-final in blitz (two games with 5’+2’’; if 1-1, one Armageddon game).
If four players finish with the same amount of points after the last round, there will be semi-finals in blitz (two games with 5’+2’’; if 1-1, one Armageddon game). The semi-finals will be Player 1- Player 4 and Player 2- Player 3 (according to Sonnenborn-Berger), with 1 and 2 having the priority to choose the colour. Then, the winners make the final, according to Point 2 (rapid and if necessary blitz games)
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