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January 27, 2010
For the first time in the tournament, GM Vladimir Kramnik has grabbed the clear lead in Corus with 7/10. Although Kramnik only drew against Ivanchuk he was pushed into the lead by Anand, who won against Shirov. Kramnik's win coincided with a coverage meltdown in Corus, which interfered with live transmission of the moves and shut down the official website. 
 
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GM Magnus Carlsen also won today, defeating GM Sergey Karjakin. Now Carlsen is tied with Shirov for 2nd with 6.5/10.

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GMs Lenier Dominguez and Hikaru Nakamura, Photo courtesy ICC/chess.fm


Meanwhile, Hikaru Nakamura drew against Cuban Lenier Dominguez.

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Unfortunately, GM Robson lost again after dominating the "C" section for most of the event.

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Follow the action on the official website (down at the time of writing), the Internet Chess Club (Games begin at 7:30 AM EST- CLO editor Jennifer Shahade will be hosting the coverage for rounds 10-13), chessdom, chessbase, chessvibes and look for a blog tomorrow by GM Ian Rogers on CLO.
 
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