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January 5, 2014
GM Shankland

After six rounds of the star studded Bay Area International (January 2-8), GMs Sam Shankland and Anton Kovalyov lead with 5/6.  The event features over a dozen Grandmasters as well as many of our top junior and women players. Organizer Arun Sharma told CLO, " the GMs are really dominating - despite having 14 GMs in the field, I believe there has been only one win of a non-GM against a GM which of course is not conducive to norm performances occurring." Here are wins by the two leaders: 



GM Kovalyov

Shankland and Kovalyov face off in round seven. Find more details including crosstables, pgn and more photos by Inga Gurevich on the website, http://sfinternationalchess.org/