Friday, July 23, 2010

Biel Chess 2010 R5: It's Caruana vs So

A match that will be a sure blockbuster. Fabiano Caruana and Wesley So, two of the most popular chess prodigy at the moment, finally crossed path in the beautiful city of Biel and they will meet on round 5 tonight at around 8 PM Manila time. Wesley So is protecting a half a point lead against three others that include Caruana. You can follow the real time live games through / I do not drink beer while watching live chess games but I won't shun a can or two this time just for the sheer joy of watching a good game of chess. Thank god it's Friday!

Standings after Round 4

1. Wesley So (PHI, 2674) 3.0
2. Evgeny Tomashevsky
(RUS, 2708)

Fabiano Caruana (ITA, 2697) 2.5

Dmitry Andreikin (RUS, 2650)
5. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (FRA, 2723)

Anish Giri (NED, 2672)

Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son (VIE, 2617)

Maxim Rodshtein (ISR, 2609)
9. David Howell (ENG, 2616)
10. Parimarjan Negi (IND, 2615)

1 comment:

freakclub said...

I hope that Wesley will maintain his lead and become the eventual winner of this unique tournament, which features chess prodigies from around the world. Let's go Wesley!