Top seed GM Wang Hao lost the lead for a while but is now back sharing the lead with GM Firouzja Alireza after 7 rounds. Both have 6 out of 7 points.
With 2 more rounds to go it will be a close fight as there are many players just half a point from the two leader. They are IM Le Tuan Minh, M Dimakiling Oliver, GM Idani Pouya, GM Laylo Darwin, GM Megaranto Susanto and FM Taher Yoseph Theolifus all with 5.5 out of 7.
Interactive cross table after Round 7