Almasi ties So after 3 @ 49th Capablanca Memorial

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R3: Almasi ties So after 3 @ 49th Capablanca Memorial

joeyj
11 May 2014
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GM So and Almasi tied @  2-pts after 3-rounds

Round 3 (10 May)

The defending champion (2013 winner) GM Almasi, Zoltan(HUN)2693 defeated the 6-time Capablanca Memorial winner GM Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2753 (2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011 & 2012) in R3 to tie GM So, Wesley(PHI)2731 for the lead at 2-pts each.  Wesley So had drawn his Ruy Lopez (C88) game with  3-time winner Domínguez Perez, Leinier CUB 2768 (2004, 2008 & 2009).  At Table-3 the game between  the 2001 winner GM Vallejo Pons, Francisco ESP 2700 and 2002 winner  GM Bruzon Batista, Lazaro CUB 2682  was also drawn after white’s 60th move.

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