International News Today - July 20, 2012

All draws in rd7 at Dortmund, leaving Kramnik, Karjakin, and now Naiditsch tied for 1st with 4.5. They are trailed by four players with 4.0

In Amsterdam, tomorrow is adjournment day, with 4 unfinished games being scheduled. At the moment Ivanchuk leads with +3, while Kamsky has +2 with an adjourned game in hand.

Jermuk, Armenia is hosting the 5th grand prix in the Women's 2011/12 event. After 4 rounds, twenty year old Ju Wenjun (CHN) is the surprise leader at 3.5, holding a full point lead over Hou Yifan, Humpy Koneru, and Ruan Lufei. The ultimate winner of the Grand Prix series challenges the World Champion in 2013. Hou Yifan hold the lead in the Grand Prix at the moment, winning 2 of the three events she has particpated in.