In men among the contenders to win the world championship our Anton Korobov.
In St. Petersburg ended the second day of the world championship in rapid chess.
Men after 9 rounds among the leaders in the Ukrainian Anton Korobov. He scored 6.5 points and shares the 5-15 place, 0.5 points behind the two chess players from China and two from Russia.
Women leader Ju Wenjun from China with 7 points, 0.5 points less Ukrainian Mariya Muzychuk. Her sister Anna is the third with 6 points.
The world Cup of rapid chess will end tomorrow, 28 Dec.
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