The sole leader is Indian GM Aravindh, on 6½/7, with two further GMs close behind on 6 points.
There was an interesting finish yesterday on one of the top boards. On move 52 White (GM Smirin) played Qe5+ and Black (GM Shabalov) replied Kf7, for the position below. Can you see how White prevented Black's c-pawn from queening (and won the game)? (Answer below)
Answer: 53. Bc4+! 1-0