25 July 2017

Hou Yifan and Peter Leko Start Biel Chess Festival With Victories

Round 1 games are played.

In round 1 of the 50th Biel International Chess Festival Alexander Morozevich lost to Hou Yifan, while Peter Leko outplayed Noël Studer. The games Georgiadis - Navara, Bacrot - Ponomariov, and Vaganian - Harikrishna were drawn. 

The following games will be played in round 2: Ponomariov - Leko, Hou Yifan - Studer, Navara - Morozevich, Harikrishna - Georgiadis, and Bacrot - Vaganian.  

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