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May 29, 2011
Tamaz250wiki.jpgAfter five rounds of the Chicago Open (May 26-31) , GMs Pendyala Harikrishna & Tamaz Gelashvili lead with 4.5/5. Harikrishna was the subject of the first CLO piece on Chicago while Tamaz's name (image to the left) should also be familiar to readers, as he won the Philadelphia Open last month. The two face off in round six (update: the game ended in a draw), which you can watch along with other top boards live on Monroi. Play through Gelashvili's exciting round five win with Black:



Stay tuned for a wrap-up by Jamaal Abdul-Alim and to the official website for links to live games and pairings. 
 
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