GM Wesley So is 2016 Sinquefield Cup Champion

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GM Wesley So is 2016 Sinquefield Cup Champion

 

joeyj   :   August 15, 2016
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The 2016 Sinquefield Cup, the 3rd leg of the 2016 Grand Chess Tour, a very strong chess tournament that assembled the world’s numbers 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 plus #12, 13 & 18 all with an average rating of 2778.6, a category 22 (2776-2800) event playing a round-robin in Chess Club and Scholastic Center, Saint Louis, USA, on 5-14 August 2016 produced a solo 1st place winner in the person of GM Wesley So.

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Wesley So wins 49th Capablanca Memorial in Havana

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Wesley So wins 49th Capablanca Memorial in Havana.

By Jose “joeyj” Jereos Jr.
19 May 2014
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The Philippines’ #1 Chess Grandmaster GM Wesley So, formalized his fantastic conquest of the Capablanca Memorial Chess Tournament 2014, the 49th Edition, when he finally had drawn, in only 12 moves of a Nimzo-Indian, his last round (R10) game against defending Champion GM Almasi, Zoltan(2693) of Hungary to register 6.5/10 points, a clear 1.0 point advantage to 2nd placer GM Bruzon Batista, Lazaro(2682) of the host country Cuba who scored 5.5/10.

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R8: Wesley So extends lead @ Capablanca 2014

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R8: Wesley So extends lead @ Capablanca 2014.

by:  joeyj
17 May 2014
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Round 8 (16 May)

Philippines’ top Grandmaster Wesley So scored his 3rd victory in the prestigious 49th Capablanca Memorial Chess Tournament (2014), a category 19 event, this time against the top seed and World’s #10 rank GM Dominguez Perez, Leinier(2768) of the host country Cuba.

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