Ponomariov and Mamedyarov are leading Dortmund. Robson and Zhao are leading the U.S. Junior Championship while Zatonskih is leading the U.S. Women’s Championship. Pelletier won the 2010 Swiss Championship.

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov announced that he has the support of 75 nations so far while Karpov and the USCF are suing FIDE to try to disqualify former USCF President Beatriz Marinello and the Ilyumzhinov ticket.

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Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar