Standings after 8 rounds:

1. GM Tiger Hillarp Persson 2491 7 points / 8 games
2. GM Daniel Stellwagen 2621 6.0
3. GM Lars Bo Hansen 2563 5.5
4-6 GM Jan Timman 2565, GM Ralf Åkesson 2466, GM Evgenij Agrest 2567 4.0
7-9 GM Kjetil Lie 2558, GM Vasilios Kotronias 2611, Axel Smith 2428 2.5
10. GM Lajos Portisch 2523 2.0

Official website: http://www.sigeman-chess.com/

By the luck of the draw, GM Tiger Hillarp Persson will face his nearest rival GM Daniel Stellwagen in the final round. Daniel needs to win to tie for 1st place.

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