Paris GCT, Day 3: Caruana and MVL bounce back
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Paris GCT, Day 3: Caruana and MVL bounce back

Wesley So drew all three games on Friday to keep a one-point lead over Karjakin and Nakamura at the Paris Grand Chess Tour. Meanwhile, Fabiano Caruana and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won two games each to improve their chances before the start of the blitz section. Eighteen rounds of 5-minutes games (with a 3 second-delay) will be played over the weekend.




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