Monday, July 9, 2007

Short, Bu Round 4 Result: Draw (as of 9:15pm)

As of 9:15 pm, the result is a draw between GM Xiangzhi Bu and GM Nigel Short.

Above is the display of the game after 19. ..Qb7. A draw was agreed upon by the players after move 20. Bd3 Nf6 21. e4 . However, this draw offer is not in accordance with the Canadian Open tournament rules (

Discussing the draw situation, are (from left to right), Nigel Short, Xiangzhi Bu, Jonathan Berry (Chief Arbiter), Gordon Ritchie (Chair, Organizing Committee), and Lianhu He (Organizing Committee Member).

At the time of this posting, the ruling by Berry is not known. More to come soon.

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