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|Tata Steel Round 7: Nakamura Captures Clear Lead|
|January 22, 2011|
US #1 Hikaru Nakamura captured the clear lead at Tata Steel Chess today, with a win over GM Jan Smeets.
This allowed him to stride a half point ahead of Anand, who drew against Carlsen.
The next two rounds should be crucial. On Sunday January 23rd, Nakamura faces Carlsen with Black. After a rest day on Monday, he plays White against Anand on Tuesday. See the full schedule here, see Macauley Peterson's CLO report and watch his video of Nakamura after four rounds. Also look for a post-tourney wrap-up by GM Ian Rogers.