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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Chennai Chess Open R8: Aleksandrov and Yu Ruiyuan share lead

Yu Ruiyuan
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Hi everyone,

The latest chess news from the Chennai Chess Open after eight rounds is that top seed Aleksandrov Aleksej (Belarus) and untitled Yu Ruiyuan (China) are leading jointly with 7.0 points each. Half a point behind the leaders at 6.5 points were ten players including GMs Oleksienko Mikhailo (Ukraine), Marat Dzhumaev (Uzbekistan), Hoang Thanh Trang (Hungary), J Deepan Chakkravarthy and S P Sethuraman (both India) among others. Live webcast of the games can be viewed at

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