Tuesday, November 24, 2009

FIDE World Cup, Tie-breakers updated

2008 DATMO champion Li Chao won his tie-breaker against GM Sargissian to move into the second round. Another Chinese, Zhou WeiQi also made it through beating Israeli GM Sutovsky. They join Wang Yue, Wang Hao and Zhou Jianchao who already qualified earlier.

Thus, there will be five Chinese players in the second round. Philippines last hope GM Laylo lost a closely contested match against David Navarra as did Vietnam's only player, Le Quang Liem.

India will have three representatives, Krishnan Sasikiran, Surya Ganguly and Chanda Sandipan. Philippines still have their wondor boy,GM Wesley So who knocked out Azerbaizan GM Gadir Guseinov (thanks to "The Raj" of DATCC, who pointed this out.


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