Seven rounds played in Shamkir.
The seventh round of the sixth tournament in memory of Vugar Gashimov was played in Shamkir on April 7.
Magnus Carlsen defeated Anish Giri, while the games Radjabov - Topalov, Anand - Grischuk, Navara - Karjakin, and Mamedyarov - Ding Liren were drawn.
Standings after round 7:
1. Magnus Carlsen - 5
2. Sergey Karjakin - 4.5
3-8. Viswanathan Anand, Ding Liren, Teimour Radjabov, Alexander Grischuk, David Navara, Veselin Topalov - 3.5
9. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - 2.5
10. Anish Giri - 2
Round 8 pairings:
Topalov - Ding Liren, Giri - Mamedyarov, Karjakin - Carlsen, Grischuk - Navara, Radjabov - Anand