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Cuban Great Master Leinier Domínguez Draws in Paris

Sept 28,  -- The Cuban GM Leinier Domínguez negotiated a draw playing with black pieces against Russian GM Evgueni Tomashevsky in the 5th round of Paris Chess Tournament, last stop of the Grand Prix 2013.

The Caribbean player, with 2 757 points Elo, highest score in Latin America, agreed to a draw after 55 moves of a Nimzo Indian defense and classified 5th with 2.5 points, together with other 4 players who have the same score.

Today Saturday, Dominguez plays with white pieces against Ukrainian GM Ruslan Ponomariov.

Israelí GM Boris Gelfand (2764), leads in solitary the competition after deciding a draw with his Chinese peer Hao Wang (2736) in 32 moves of a Semi-Tarrasch defense.

After Gelfand, there are with 3 points the GMs Hikaru Nakamura (2772) of the United States; Fabiano Caruana (2779) of Italy and Vassily Ivanchuk (2731) of Ukraine.

The schedule of the 6th round, slated for today, foresees the duels between Ponomariov and Dominguez; Wang-Giri; Fressinet-Nakamura, Grischuk-Bacrot and Caruana-Ivanchuk.

Edited by Juan Leandro
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