Hainan Danzhou 09: Wang Yue finishes clear first

Chinese GM Wang Yue (2716) finished a point clear of second placed GM Ni Hua (2703) to score 7.0/9 and win the tournament.

GM Krishnan Sasikiran (2640) finished solidly drawing GM Wang Yue and prior to that, beating Cuba’s GM Lazaro Batista (2669) in the penultimate round. He took his tally to 4.0/9.

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Hainan Danzhou 05: Wang Yue beats Ding Liren

GM Wang Yue (2716) beat the highest rated Chinese GM Ding Liren (2749) with the white pieces to grab pole position with 4.0/5.

GM Ni Hua (2703) put it across GM Lu Shanglei (2595) with the black pieces to stand at second position with 3.5/5. India’s GM Krishnan Sasikiran (2640) meanwhile drew with GM Wei Yi (2724) to move to 1.5/5.

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Hainan Danzhou 03: Wang Yue moves into the lead

Chinese GM Wang Yue (2716) moved into sole lead with a victory over prodigy GM Wei Yi (2724). He stands at 2.5/3.

The highest rated Chinese player GM Ding Liren (2749) meanwhile won his game against IM Wang Chen (2521) to stay in the hunt with 2.0/3. India’s GM Krishnan Sasikiran (2640) could only draw with World Junior Champion GM Lu Shanglei (2595) and stands at 1.0/3.

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Hainan Danzhou 01: Sasikiran loses to Yangyi

The 6th Hainan Donzhou Super GM Tournament is being held in China from 2nd July, 2015 and 11th July, 2015. Chinese GM Yu Yangyi (2736) continued delivering stellar results with a victory playing the white pieces against Indian GM Krishnan Sasikiran (2640).

World Junior Champion GM Lu Shanglei (2595) meanwhile could not hold up against GM Wang Yue (2716), who joined Yangyi in the lead. Other games ended in draws.

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