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Donostia Chess Festival in San Sebastian
Report by WGM Anastasiya Karlovich
The Donostia Chess Festival is taking place from 7th-16th July 2009. The main event is a round robin tournament with ten GMs, all but local Pablo San Segundo rated over 2600, five over 2700. The average rating in 2682, the category is 18. Play starts at 17:00h CEST = 16:00h London, 11 a.m. New York.
In the first round American GM Hikaru Nakamura defeated legendary World Champion Anatoly Karpov, and in the second round French number two Maxime Vachier Lagrave. Nakamura leads with 2.0/2. Here are the standings after two rounds:
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