Prague: Niemann in the hunt

Le Quang Liem continues to lead the Masters tournament at the Prague Chess Festival, as wins for Saleh Salem and Sam Shankland in round 7 did not affect the status of the fight at the top of the standings table. Meanwhile, in the Challengers, co-leader…

Prague: Shankland beats Salem

Defending champion Sam Shankland bounced back from his first-round loss against Le Quang Liem by beating Saleh Salem with the white pieces in the Masters section of the Prague Chess Festival. This was the only decisive game of the day. A more eventful …