GM Ian Nepomniachtchi took the sole lead at the FIDE Candidates Tournament in Yekaterinburg thanks to a win in round five against GM Wang Hao. GM Anish Giri won his first game, against GM Kirill Alekseenko. (Read more). Photo and news: chess.com
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