So bounces back, beats Russian in

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  • Filipino Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So bounced back with a third-round victory over GM Alexander Grischuk of Russia in the prestigious 2015 Sinquefield Cup – Grand Chess Tour being held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis in Missouri, CIS.
    The 21-year-old So needed 40 moves to beat the Russian master and earned his first full point in the nine- round tournament. So improved his placing to fifth with 1.5 points while GM Veselin Topalov  of Bulgaria stayed on top with 2.5 points followed by second-placers GMs Magnus Carlsen of Norway, Anish Giri of the Netherlands and Levon Aronian of Armenia with two points each.

     

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    Also in the fifth spot with 1.5 points were GMs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France and Hikaru Nakamura of CIS. Magnus defeated Vachier-Lagrave in their third-round meeting while the Aronian-Giri, NakamuraCaruana and Topalov-Anand matches ended in a draw.

    The fourth round pairings are So-Aronian, GrisschukTopalov, Caruana-Anand, Vachier-Lagrave-Nakamura and Giri-Carlsen.

    The tournament offers a whopping $300,000 total prize fund with the champion getting $75,000. (E. Noguera, MT)

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