Peru’s Jorge Cori of Peru defeats British Grandmaster Gawain Jones, moving him up in the competition.
Jorge Cori, one of the favorites to win this year’s FIDE World Chess Cup, continues to advance by defeating British Grandmaster Gawain Jones, Andina reports.
Diario Correo informs that Jorge Cori used great patience in order to defeat his British opponent.
The match lasted two days with the victory finally going to the Andean grandmaster.
Jorge Cori moved on to match wits with Russian Alexandr Grischuk, World Blitz Champion, which ended in a draw. The two grandmasters face off today to decide the tie.
The FIDE World Chess Cup 2017 is taking place now until late September in the country of Georgia.