So nips Balogh in first World Chess Cup match
Super Grandmaster Wesley So trounced Hungarian GM Csaba Balogh with black in the knockout stage of the 2015 World Chess Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan. With three pawns against his opponent’s two, the Cavite-born So forced Balogh to resign after 63 moves, needing only to draw with white in their second game Tuesday to advance to the last 32. With the win, So raised his live Elo rating to 2766.1 and climbed back to No. 10 in the world, from No. 12 last month. Roy Luarca
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