World Seniors Chess Championship 2012 Leaders: WIM Martina Beltz Leads in Women's Section; GM Anatoly Vaisser, GM Yuri Balashov in Men's Section
In the men’s section of the World Senior Chess Championship the rating favorite GM Anatoly Vaisser defeated with black the leader of R4 IM Zhelnin. The French player is now sharing first with another leader of this round – GM Yuri Balashov, who won with white against GM Nikolai Pushkov. Third position is shared by seven players – IM Vladimir Zhelnin, GM Mihai Suba, GM Evgeny Sveshnikov, GM Vladimir Okhotnik, IM Jens Kristiansen, IM Mehrshad Sharif, and GM Vlastimil Jansa, all with 4,0/5.
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