"Where the Pin is mightier than the sword" - Fred Reinfeld
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
1st Campomanes Memorial R6: Chinese players leading the Open and Women Section
GM Jun Zhao (2586)
Chinese grandmaster and tournament 11th seed Jun Zhao, is currently leading the 1st Campomanes Memorial after 6 rounds with 5.5 points, a full point ahead of the chasing pack of 9 players with 4.5 points. Zhao will be facing Wesley So (4.5) in the seventh round.
WGM Shen Yang (2435)
On the women section, 2nd seed WGM Shen Yang has 5.0 total point and is enjoying a half a point lead over Vietnamese WIM Thi Nu Y Hoang. WFM Catherine Pereña and WIM Cristine Rose Mariano are the best performer so far among Filipina participants with 3.5. The former, just celebrated her 25th birthday yesterday August 31 with a draw against Hoang.