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1st win continues to elude So in Corus chess

Victory remains elusive for Filipino Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So in the 73rd Tata Steel-Corus Group B chess championships, as once more he could only settle for a draw, his fourth straight, against Ukrainian GM Zahar Efimenko on Tuesday. The 17-year-old So, playing the white pieces, kept the higher-rated Ukrainian (ELO 2701) on the edge of [...]

By |January 19th, 2011|news|Comments Off on 1st win continues to elude So in Corus chess

So faces Viet in chess opener

THE NETHERLANDS -– Grandmaster Wesley So opens his campaign in the 2011 Tata Steel Corus Group B chess championships with an early showdown against long-time Southeast Asian rival GM Le Quang Liem of Vietnam in the first round Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) at the de Moriaan Community Centre in Wijk aa Zee, The Netherlands. So, [...]

By |January 15th, 2011|news|Comments Off on So faces Viet in chess opener