Dortmund 2-4: Dominguez up to world no. 7
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Dortmund 2-4: Dominguez up to world no. 7

Leinier Dominguez swept aside defending champion Ian Nepomniachtchi in just 25 moves to not only take the sole lead in Dortmund but climb above Nepo into the world no. 7 spot on the live rating list. Going into the final three rounds this weekend he has a half point lead over fellow 2700 stars Radek Wojtaszek, Teimour Radjabov and Richard Rapport, who have all scored one win and three draws.

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