Friday, January 6, 2012

Wang Yue Wins Hastings Masters 2012


Pix 1. Masters winner Wang Yue with Amber Rudd MP and Councillor Maureen Charlesworth (Photo from tournament official website)

7 Jan 2012, Kuala Lumpur – From Hastings Masters, the news is GM Wang Yue has won the tournament. There is a superb review in The Guardian by Leonard Barden. You can check the official website here.

The top-seeded GM Wang Yue, 24, is China's No. 2, is ranked in the world top 50, and was nearly 100 points ahead of his nearest Hastings rival in the ratings. He won GBP 2000 after having scored 7.5 points from 9 rounds.


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