Saturday, 28 November 2009

So through

Wesley So, the 16-year-old wunderkind from the Philippines has made it past Gata Kamsky in the third round of the Chess World Cup in Khanty Mansiysk. He won the first game yesterday with the black pieces and today, he neutralised all of Kamsky's threats to draw the second game.

That's two big scalps in two rounds. In the second round, So had eliminated Vassily Ivanchuk and now, he sends Kamsky home. The fourth round is reduced to a 16-player field and it will be played on Monday. I'm still rooting for him.

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