Azerbaijani GM tops Gideon Japhet Memorial

Baku, July 15, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch tops the Gideon Japhet Memorial ACP Open Chess Tournament in Jerusalem, Israel.

Naiditsch became the absolute leader of the tournament after beating Russian Daniil Yuffa in the 6th round.

The Azerbaijani GM has 5,5 points, while Daniil Yuffa, Tamir Nabaty, Michail Antipov, Tal Baron, and Alexander Huzman are a point behind him.

Naiditsch will next take on Michail Antipov.

The 7-round tournament brings together 50 chess players, including 12 grandmasters.

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