USCF Home Chess Life Online 2010 January Nakamura Defeats Van Wely in Corus
|Nakamura Defeats Van Wely in Corus|
|January 17, 2010|
US Champion Hikaru Nakamura had a big win over GM Loek Van Wely in round two of the super-tournament Corus 2010.
Carlsen kept pace with Nakamura with a win over GM Smeets.
Shirov glided to 2-0 with a win over Italian-American GM Fabiano Caruana, staying half a point ahead of Nakamura and Carlsen.
GM Varuzhan Akobian lost to Arkadij Naiditsch of Germany (2687), the top seed in the "B" section while GM Ray Robson won over GM Swinkels in the "C" section. Robson now stands on a perfect 2-0.
Follow the action on the official website, the Internet Chess Club (Games begin at 7:30 AM EST), chessdom, chessbase and look for reportage from GM Ian Rogers on CLO.