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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Capablanca Chess Memorial R4 - Laznicka, Ivanchuk, Dominguez in joint lead

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Hi everyone,

Havana: Czech chess player Viktor Laznicka beat Russian Vladimir Potkin in the fourth round to join Ukrainian and local grandmasters Vassily Ivanchuk and Leinier Dominguez in the lead at the ongoing Capablanca Memorial Chess Tournament held in this capital.

Meanwhile, Dominguez drew with Yunieski Quesada and Ivanchuk drew with Ian Nepomniachtchi. All the three leaders now have 2.5 points out of four rounds. Following the leaders are Nepomniachtchi with two points, Quesada (1.5) and Potkin (1).
The lineup for the fifth round at the chess tournament being held in the international hall of the Hotel Havana Riviera in this capital includes Quesada-Potkin, Nepomniachtchi-Dominguez and Laznicka-Ivanchuk. You can access the official website of the Capablanca Chess Memorial here.

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