Alexander Motylev of Russia is on a roll at the European Championship in Yerevan. The 34-year-old grandmaster from Yekaterinenburg today won against Pavel Eljanov in a Sicilian after 41 moves, to increase his lead to a full point.

It’s high time to return to the European Championship in Yerevan! In this report we’re gonna catch up and look at some nice games from rounds 2-8, so that we’ll be completely updated on the latest developments, including today. (The tournament lasts 11 rounds in total.)