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News ‘September, 2009’

Étienne Bacrot taking helm at Montreal International

Étienne Bacrot taking helm at Montreal International

The 10th Montreal International Chess Tournament under sponsorship of Empresa Group is taking place from 27th August until 7th September in Montréal, Canada. Étienne Bacrot is enjoying a firm lead with 4.5 points after six rounds. He won a nice game versus Yuri Shulman in a highly topical variation of the Queen’s Indian defence, but then in the sixth round he was forced to seek a draw after complications against Mark Bluvshtein.

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