Vallejo Pons became the new leader with 2.5 points after winning against Navara while Short lost to Caruana.
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Two incredibly interesting games were played today between Navara-Caruana and Short-Morozevich. If in the first game white managed to squeeze a small advantage, in the second game Black seemed to have a decisive advantage and an attack on White King but erred and lost. The other games were drawn.
Check out the games on the official website – http://www.ippogrifoscacchi.it/tablaGeneral.asp?iTorneoIppogrifo=25
The results of the first round are:
The game Morozevich-Navara will be played later on as the Russian didn’t manage to get in time for the 1st round due to bad weather conditions.
2nd round pairings:
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