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All draws in Poikovsky

Etienne Bacrot (World Cup site)
With all five games being drawn in Poikovsky, the tournament leaders are still Fabiano Caruana and Viktor Laznicka. Etienne Bacrot was perhaps closest to winning in the second round, as he won a pawn, but Alexander Onischuk managed to activate in time to save the endgame.

Second round results:

White Rating Results Black Rating
Victor Laznicka 2701 ½-½ Fabiano Caruana 2712
Dmitry Jakovenko 2716 ½-½ Sergey Karjakin 2772
Alexander Onischuk 2669 ½-½ Etienne Bacrot 2705
Alexander Motylev 2690 ½-½ Sergey Rublevsky 2681
Lazaro Bruzon Batista 2682 ½-½ Zahar Efimenko 2703

The tournament situation after two rounds:

Rank Name Age Country Rating World rank Points
1-2 Fabiano Caruana 19 ITA 2712 32
1-2 Viktor Laznicka 23 CZE 2701 47
3-8 Sergey Karjakin  21 RUS 2772 5 1
3-8 Etienne Bacrot 28 FRA 2705 43 1
3-8 Zahar Efimenko 26 UKR 2703 46 1
3-8 Alexander Motylev 32 RUS 2690 54 1
3-8 Sergei Rublevsky 36 RUS 2681 63 1
3-8 Alexander Onischuk 36 USA 2669 76 1
9-10 Dmitry Jakovenko 28 RUS 2716 27 ½
9-10 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 29 CUB 2682 62 ½

As a reminder, the first round results: 

White Rating Results Black Rating
Victor Laznicka  2701 1-0 Lazaro Bruzon Batista  2682
Fabiano Caruana  2712  1-0 Dmitry Jakovenko  2716
Sergey Karjakin  2772 ½-½ Alexander Onischuk  2669
Etienne Bacrot  2705 ½-½ Alexander Motylev  2690
Sergey Rublevsky  2681 ½-½ Zahar Efimenko  2703

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