Seven consecutive victories against the world's top-ten players came to a close on Thursday -- and it took a draw with the World Champion to end the run. GM Fabiano Caruana has clinched the Sinquefield Cup's $100,000 first-place prize.
Italian GM Fabiano Caruana continued his winning ways on Wednesday, defeating French GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave for the second time in the 2014 Sinquefield Cup. With three rounds remaining, Caruana needs only a half-point to clinch first.
GM Fabiano Caruana is playing a tournament of his own, leaving the rest of the 2014 Sinquefield Cup field in a fight for second place. On Tuesday, he earned his second win over GM Veselin Topalov and his sixth straight.