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MTel Masters 2008 - Ivanchuk is the sole leader after round II

MTel Masters 2008Vassily Ivanchuk (UKR) beats Bulgarian Veselin Topalov in second round of MTel Masters 2008. The game was played in French opening, Steinitz-Boleslavsky variant and took 43 moves.
The other two games in this round were drown:
Bu Xiangzhi and Tejmour Radjabov sign a completely King vs. King draw in just a 45-moves Anglo-Indian English opening. They both lost their first round games yesterday.
Levon Aronian and Ivan Cheparinov ended their Slav Defence game in a 46-moves game.
After this round Ukrainian GM Ivanchuk take the sole lead with 2/2 points.

Round 2 Standings:

1Ivanchuk Vassily2740UKR* * 11  2,020,01,50
2Cheparinov Ivan2695BUL * *  11,510,00,75
3Topalov Veselin2767BUL0 * *  11,010,00,50
4Radjabov Teimour2751AZE0  * * 0,500,50,25
Bu Xiangzhi2708CHN 0 * * 0,500,50,25
6Aronian Levon2763ARM 0  * *0,500,00,75
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