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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Sao Paulo Chess Masters R4: Caruana Beats Vallejo; Leads

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Hi everyone,

Fabiano Caruana won his fourth-round game against Francisco Vallejo to maintain his lead at the Sao Paulo Chess Masters Grand Slam event. The Italian's victory over the Spanish and the draw between Carlsen and Aronian ensures that Caruana holds on to his lead in the first leg of the event that ends with Round 5 on Saturday in Sao Paulo. The second half will be played in Bilbao, Spain.

Day 4 results:
Caruana-Vallejo 1-0
Carlsen-Aronian 1/2-1/2
Karjakin-Anand 1/2-1/2

The scoring pattern is 3-1-0 and the standings so far are:

Fabiano Caruana: 10 points.
Levon Aronian: 6 points.
Magnus Carlsen: 5 points.
Viswanathan Anand: 4 points.
Francisco Vallejo: 2 point.
Sergei Karjakin: 2 points

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