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Press conference R1: Loek van Wely

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Press conference round 1 - Loek van WelyDue to some technical problems it took a bit longer than normal, but finally we can present you the first press conference from Wijk aan Zee, in which Loek van Wely explains is smooth win against Nigel Short in the first round. Hikaru Nakamura's round 2 press conference will be available soon as well. Enjoy!





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