In the 9h round all four contenders for the title won their game. There was some discussion on Rajlich being scheduled to Etabeta. The program Swiss perfect which was agreed upon at the beginning of the tournament did so and as a consequence it was followed by the tournament director. Only Rajlich had some difficulties but decided to play though it lost some Buchholz points. A discussion on changing (relaxing) the rules in case of a tie was completed by the decision that the rules on this point should not be changed during the tournament. Jonny won against Chaturanga and had some close relation with the front runners. The other programs have no chances on the title in this tournament. Below scores and games follow.