GM Alexei Gravilov of Russia defeated Oliver Dimakiling of the Philippines to grab the solo lead as the top four board all ended in a draw in the 3rd
round of the Aeroflot Tournament "B" for chessplayer with a FIDE rating less than 2550 but higher than 2299. Top Filipino bet GM's John Paul Gomez and Darwin Laylo draw their match against Aleksandr Karpatchiev and Pogos Nakahapentiane respectively as they fall to second - 16th place. Two more Filipino chesser loss their 3rd round assignment with IM Oliver Barbosa losing to Alexei Iljushin and IM Richard Bitoon losing to Tigran Kotanjian of Armenia.
Rank after round 3
3.0 points------- Alexei Gravilov(RUS)
2.5 points--------Zhao Xue(CHN);Pogos Nakhapetiane (RUS);Darwin Laylo (PHI);Mikhail Antipov (RUS);Kirill Kuderinov (KAZ); JohnPaul Gomez (PHI); Wen Yang (CHN); Eduard Kanter (RUS); Alexei Iljushin (RUS); Aleksandr Shimanov (RUS); Bayarsaikhan Gundavaa (MGL); Aleksandr Karpatchev (RUS); Evgenij Kaleqin (RUS); Tigran Kotanjian (ARM);Malikset Khachivan (USA);
2.0 POINTS ----- Hovhannes Gabuzyan (ARM); Dashzegve Sharavdorj (MGL); Lu Yijie (CHN); Sergey Pavlov (UKR); Anuar Ismagambetov (KAZ); Alexey Reshetnikov (RUS); Dorian Rogozenco (ROU); Nikolai Kabanov (RUS); Marina Romanko (RUS); Oliver Dimakiling (PHI); Julia Kochetkova (SVK);
Vladimir Belous (RUS); Dmtry Obolenskikh (RUS); Aleksandr Lenderman (USA); Yaacob Zilberman (ISR); Aljoscha Feuerstack (GER); Vitaly Kunin(GER); Alexander Krapivin(RUS); Alexandr Predke
1.5 points ---------Oliver Barbosa (PHI); Qi Guo(CHN); Jun Xu (CHN); Lou Yiping (CHN); Lu Shanglei (CHN);------------------------------
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