Loek van Wely won his first game in the 7th round of the Tata Steel tournament’s Masters Group. On Sunday the Dutchman played an excellent game and defeated world #3 Hikaru Nakamura from the black side of a Sicilian. Rapport won an ending against Pentala Harikrishna after 68 moves. Baadur Jobava quickly won against Yu Yangyi with his pet move 1.b3 and is the sole leader again in the Challengers Group.

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