St. Louis R&B, Day 4: MVL closes the gap
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St. Louis R&B, Day 4: MVL closes the gap

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov banged the table in frustration after a blunder in a winning position gifted Hikaru Nakamura a win that meant the players go into the final day of blitz still locked together in first place. Fabiano Caruana also remained in third, since Maxime Vachier-Lagrave had started so far back that even a brilliant 7/9 3000+ performance could only cut the gap to the leaders to two points.




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