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Sunday, June 26, 2011

AAI GM Chess New Delhi R5: Caruana draws with Laznicka, holds on to lead

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Hi everyone,

The latest chess news from the AAI GM Chess currently on in New Delhi, India is that the talented Italian GM Fabiano Caruana drew a nice game with Czech Republic's Viktor Laznicka to hold on to his half point lead over the others. Meanwhile, current women's world chess champion Hou Yifan opened her account with a draw with Wesley So. Also, Krishnan Sasikiran beat Parimarjan Negi - the former's third win in a row after a bad start. You can access the official tournament website at

Here are the standings after five rounds:

1. Fabiano Caruana 4.0
2. Viktor Laznika 3.5
3. Krishnan Sasikiran 3.0
4. Wesley So 2.5
5. Parimarjan Negi 1.5
6. Hou Yifan 0.5

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