Sunday, August 8, 2010

Fabiano Caruana – Worlds No 1 under 18


After the Biel Young Grandmasters Tournament Fabiano Caruana surpassed 2700 in ratings to register 2706 .he is now the world’s  No 1  U-18 player.

Asians have mixed fortunes in this tournament with  Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son of Vietnam (last year Malaysian Open fifth placing )finishing Second ,Wesley So of The Phillipines  5th and last year’s Malaysian Open Champion Parimarjan Negi ending last .



Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son (2nd), Fabiano Caruana (1st), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (3rd) : the podium of Biel Young Grandmaster Tournament 2010


The ten players of the Biel Young Grandmaster Tournament (from the left):
Anish Giri, David Howell, Fabiano Caruana, Maxim Rodshtein, Parimarjan Negi, Dmitry Andreikin, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Wesley So, Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son




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This is an interesting position played between Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son and Anish Giri

White to move


Anish Giri was beaten in this last round

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