Shirov Not So Clever In Round Two

Shirov Not So Clever In Round Two

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jun 10, 2011, 1:51 PM |
22 | Chess Event Coverage

Wesley So3.jpgFirst round winner Alexei Shirov suffered an immediate reversal in round two when he lost to Wesley So (pictured) at Sigeman.

Wesley So leaped into shared first place on 1.5/2 thanks to his excellent game!

Elsewhere, Anish Giri outplayed Nils Grandelius to earn a share of the lead, while Jonny Hector and Hans Tikkanen fought out a draw.

The tournament runs from 9-13 June and the official website has live coverage of the games starting at 14:00 CET (12:00 UTC) every day, except the last round which starts 2 hours earlier.

The standings after 2 rounds out of 5:

 So, Wesley  PHI 2667
 Giri, Anish  NED 2690
 Tikkanen, Hans  SWE 2541
 Shirov, Alexei  ESP 2701 1
 Hector, Jonny  SWE 2588 ½
 Grandelius, Nils  SWE 2547 0

 

 

 

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