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Monday, March 12, 2012

Latest chess update from Iceland - Caruana leads Reykjavik Chess Open after 7 rounds

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Hi everyone,

The latest update from Reykjavik Chess Open is that the talented Fabiano Caruana is in sole lead after seven rounds. Half-a-point behind are Ivan Sokolov and Boris Avrukh. Before the standings, first a nice video from the event by Vijay Kumar. 

Leaders after 7 rounds
1 GM Caruana Fabiano ITA 2767 6.5
2 GM Sokolov Ivan NED 2653 6.0
3 GM Avrukh Boris ISR 2591 6.0
4 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2664 5.5
5 GM Navara David CZE 2700 5.5
6 GM Hess Robert L USA 2635 5.5
7 GM Baklan Vladimir UKR 2612 5.5
8 GM Hou Yifan CHN 2639 5.5
9 GM Halkias Stelios GRE 2588 5.5

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