28 March 2012, Kuala Lumpur – In Plovdiv, Bulgaria, GM Azarov Sergei of Bulgaria is leading the European Individual after the seventh round of play. He scored 6.0 points. He beat Naiditsch on top board of round 7.
Meanwhile 12 players are bunched just behind him at 5.5 points. The players in this bunch comprise of Kuzubov, Jones, Fressinet, Inarkiev, Khismatullin, Malakhov, Vachier-Lagrave, Bologan, Matlakov, Korobov, Akopian and Istratescu.
Official website: http://www.eicc2012.eu/