R5: Wesley So leads 49th Capablanca Memorial at halfway

R5: Wesley So leads 49th Capablanca Memorial at halfway.

joeyj
13 May 2014
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R5:  Almasi, Zoltan(HUN)2693-So, Wesley(PHI)2731 : 0-1

After 5 rounds of play, at halfway mark, of the 10-round double round-robin event @ 49th Capablanca Memorial(2014), GM Wesley So (PHI)2731 snatched the sole lead scoring 3.5/5  (+2-0=3) by beating his perennial co-leader since R3 the defending champion GM Almasi, Zoltan (HUN)2693 who resigned after the 48th move of  a  French Winawer.  The other previous round-4 leader, top seed Domínguez Perez, Leinier (CUB)2768 made a quick 13-mover draw [Ruy Lopez, Closed (C92)]  with his compatriot Bruzon Batista, Lazaro(CUB)2682 to score 3.0/5(+1-0=4).

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