The Grand Prix tournament in Sharjah ended today (now yesterday for many if not most of you) and finished in a three-way tie for first between Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, and Alexander Grischuk, all of whom finished with 5.5/9. Hikaru Nakamura, Ding Liren, Michael Adams, Ian Nepomniachtchi, and Dmitry Jakovenko all finished half a point behind.
The final, 4-game match at the Women's (knockout) World Championship between Anna Muzychuk and Zhongyi Tan began today (yesterday) and finished in a draw; Muzychuk had White.
Finally, the Aeroflot Open is well underway, and after 7 of 9 rounds the leader is the young Russian star Vladimir Fedoseev. He has 5.5 points, half a point more than Nikita Vitiugov, Baadur Jobava, Maxim Matlakov, Evgeny Najer, Ernesto Inarkiev, Denis Khismatullin, and Vladislav Artemiev.