• So loses to Anand

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    Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So lost to former world champion Viswanathan Anand in 45 moves of Ruy Lopez Center Attack in the fifth round of the Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir City, Azerbaijan. Anand, handling white pieces, sacrificed a knight in move 15 to start an attack and open the h-file.  GM Magnus Carlsen of Norway grabbed the lead from So after winning against GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrabe in 54 moves of irregular opening from move 3.

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