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Zia upends French GM

Sports Reporter

Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman upset tournament's 4th seed GM Andrei Istratescu of France in the 6th round of the 16th Dubai Open Chess Championship in Dubai on Saturday.
Zia played with white pieces and got the better of the Modern Defence system of Andrei Istratescu in the 72nd move.
After the 6th round, Zia shared the third position with 12 other players securing 4.5 points while French Grandmaster Romain Edouard topped the list with 5.5 points.

Published: 12:00 am Monday, April 14, 2014

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