Nakamura Captures Clear Lead at Tata
January 28, 2011
With just two rounds to go in Tata Steel Chess, US #1 Hikaru Nakamura has captured the clear lead, with a win over GM Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia.



Nakamura250.jpgWorld Champion Anand lost pace with a draw against GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Nakamura's final two opponents are Vladimir Kramnik and Wang Hao. For more perspective and analysis of Nakamura's run so far, see GM Ian Rogers' in-depth report from yesterday, Nakamura Close to Career-Best Triumph in Wijk aan Zee.

See the full schedule here, Macauley Peterson's earlier CLO report and watch his video of Nakamura after four rounds. Also look for an upcoming report by GM Ian Rogers in Chess Life Magazine.