Tuesday's update on the Russian Ch, Bilbao & Bucharest

Peter Svidler is the sole leader after four rounds at the Russian Championship in Nizhny Novgorod. The six-times Russian Champion beat Dmitry Andreikin on Tuesday with the white pieces. Vladimir Kramnik also won his game, against Aleksey Goganov. In Bucharest both games were drawn while Bilbao Mickey Adams grabbed the lead as his opponent Maxime Vachier-Lagrave lost on time.

Svidler & Andreikin shaking hands at the start of round 4 at the Russian Championship Superfinal | Photo © Eteri Kublashvili