Bu joins Duda at the top of Hainan Danzhou Super GM Chess after 2 rounds


​Standings after 2 rounds

​1 Bu, Xiangzhi 1.5

Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 1.5

3 Shankland, Samuel L 1

Le, Quang Liem 1

Wei, Yi 1

Fedoseev, Vladimir 1

7 Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi 0.5

Yu, Yangyi 0.5

Round 2

Fedoseev, Vladimir Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi ½-½

Le, Quang Liem Duda, Jan-Krzysztof ½-½

Shankland, Samuel L Wei, Yi ½-½

Yu, Yangyi Bu, Xiangzhi 0-1

Round 1

Bu, Xiangzhi Shankland, Samuel L ½-½

Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 0-1

Wei, Yi Fedoseev, Vladimir ½-½

Yu, Yangyi Le, Quang Liem ½-½

Тhe 9th Hainan Danzhou GrandMaster Chess Tournament in Hainan, China will take place from July 26 to August 4 in Danzhou, a western city in China’s Hainan province. It will be held at the China Chess Association Hainan Zhangzhou Training Base.

A total of eight chess players will compete in the tournament, including China’s GMs Yu Yangyi, Wei Yi and Bu Xiangzhi, Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev, Vietnam’s Le Quang Liem, America’s Samuel Shankland, Poland’s Jan-Krzysztof Duda and India’s Vidit Santosh Gujrathi.