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Friday, June 24, 2011

AAI GM Chess R3: Caruana in sole lead

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Hi everyone,

The chess news from New Delhi - where the Airports Authority India Chess Tournament of Category 17 is on - is that Fabiano Caruana from Italy has taken sole lead. He has won all his three rounds while Hou Yifan has lost all her three rounds. Viktor Laznika who had won the first two rounds ended up losing the third round to Sasikiran Krishnan. The latter had lost the first two rounds. Meanwhile, Parimarjan Negi and Wesley So drew their game today. Both have a win and a loss each from the first two rounds.

Here are the standings after Round 3

1. Fabiano Caruana 3
2. Viktor Laznicka 2
3. Parimarjan Negi 1.5
4.Wesley So 1.5
5.Krishnan Sasikiran 1
6. Hou Yifan 0

Here are today's games sent to us by Enjoy. You can access the official tournament website at

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