TIGRAN TAKES LEAD IN DUBAI OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

Khaleej Times
May 1 2009
UAE

DUBAI - Grandmaster Kotanjian Tigran of Armenia won against GM
Milanovic Danilo and became the sole leader with four points after
the fourth round of Dubai Open Chess Championship held at Dubai Chess
and Culture Club.

Nine players -- GM Hossain Enamul of Bangladesh, GM Maletin Pavel
of Russia, GM Guseinov Gadir of Azerbaijan, GM Malakhatko Vadim of
Belgium, GM Jankovic Alojzije of Croatia, GM Pantsulaia Levan of
Georgia, GM Bachmann Axel of Paraguay, GM Arun Prasad S and Grover
Sahaj of India -- shared the second spot with 3.5 points.

Results of Round 4: Milanovic Danilo (3) lost to Kotanjian Tigran
(4); Hossain Enamul (3.5) drew with Maletin Pavel (3.5); Gasanov
Eldar (2.5) lost to Guseinov Gadir (3.5); Malakhatko Vadim (3.5) bt
Brkic Ante (2.5); Arutinian David (3) drew with Ghaem Maghami Ehsan
(3); Mchedlishvili Mikheil (2.5) lost to Jankovic Alojzije (3.5);
Pantsulaia Levan (3.5) bt El Taher Fouad (2.5); Grover Sahaj (3.5) bt
Perunovic Milos (2.5); Miezis Normunds (3) drew with Ibrahimov Rasul
(3); Bachmann Axel (3.5) bt Ashwin Jayaram (2.5); Arun Prasad S (3.5)
bt Turova Irina (2.5); Laxman R R (3) drew with Neverov Valeriy (3);
Fedorov Alexei (3) bt Abdulov Orkhan (2.5); Aleksandrov Aleksej (3) bt
Lejlic Samir (2); Bocharov Dmitry (3) bt Zozulia Anna (2); Al Qudaimi
Basheer (2.5) drew with Safarli Eltaj (2.5); Gagunashvili Merab (3)
bt Mamedjarova Zeinab (2); Priyadharshan K (2) lost to Kotsur Pavel
(3); Girinath P D S (2.5) drew with Turov Maxim (2.5).