In Beijing, China, took place the 16th World Computer Chess championship. The US program Rybka won the tournament a full point ahead the british program Hiarcs. In the third place, a point behind, was the Israeli program Junio, followed by Cluster Toga and then Shredder.
The Russian Championship Final is taking place in Moscow from October 3rd to 15th.
At round four all the games ended in a draw but another was the story in the next round were 4 of the 6 games finished with a victory.
Peter Svidler scored a draw with white pieces against Konstantin Maslak and still leads the table by half point. He’s followed by N. Vitiugov with 3.5 points and Morozevich, Lasting, Alekseev and Timofeev with 3.0 points.