Grand Swiss: Lei Tingjie takes the lead in the women’s section

After kicking off the event with three straight wins, Alireza Firouzja drew a game for the first time at the FIDE Grand Swiss on Sunday. The youngster nonetheless kept the sole lead, as none of his closest chasers got to score a win — Evgeniy Najer almost managed, but failed to find a killer shot. Meanwhile, among the women, Chinese star Lei Tingjie beat Valentina Gunina to climb to sole first place. | Photo: Anna Shtourman

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