• Wesley wins first match in Gashimov Memorial


    Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So crushed GM Anish Giri of the Netherlands at the first round of the Gashimov Memorial currently being held in Shamkir City, Azerbaijan. Handling white pieces, the Filipino woodpusher used a hack-attack in a no-let up sequence of offensive that left Giri no other option but to give up a piece and resign. This tournament is in honor of Azerbaijan legendary chess champion Gashikov.


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