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Max Illingworth
02-01-2011, 09:18 AM
After 4 rounds, GM David Howell in the clear lead with a perfect score. IM Thomas Rendle is in clear 2nd place on 3.5/4.

Australia's own IM Alex Wohl is in equal third place on 3/4.

02-01-2011, 12:05 PM
Go Alex!

Max Illingworth
02-01-2011, 10:36 PM
Unfortunately Alex lost to Mark Hebden in Round 5:

Wohl, Aleksandar H (2375) - Hebden, Mark (2556)
Hastings Masters Hastings/UK (5.4), 2011.01.01
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 O-O 5.O-O d6 6.d4 Nc6 7.Nc3 Rb8 8.h3 a6 9.Bg5 Bf5 10.Rc1 Ne4 11.Nxe4 Bxe4 12.d5 Bxf3 13.Bxf3 Ne5 14.Bg2 c5 15.dxc6 bxc6 16.b3 c5 17.Bd2 Qc7 18.Bc3 Nc6 19.Bxc6 Qxc6 20.Bxg7 Kxg7 21.Qd2 Rb4 22.Rc3 Rfb8 23.Rd1 a5 24.Qe3 R8b7 25.h4 a4 26.h5 axb3 27.axb3 Ra7 28.f3 Qd7 29.Kg2 Qe6 30.h6+ Kf8 31.Qxc5 Qxe2+ 32.Kh3 f5 33.Qd4 Ra2 34.Qh8+ Kf7 35.Qxh7+ Kf6 36.Rxd6+ exd6 37.Qh8+ Ke7 38.Re3+ Qxe3 39.Qg7+ Ke6 40.h7 Rb8 0-1

David Howell increased his lead to a full point with an exciting win over Thomas Rendle.

03-01-2011, 08:33 AM
It only took Wohl 19 moves to destroy is 6th round opponent and move to 4/6