Mark Crowther (Fri Apr 15 14:05:00 2011)
Francisco Vallejo Pons and Jan Gustafsson meet in Round 8 of the 11th BCC Thailand Open as they share the lead on 6/7 with two rounds to go. Gustafsson's defeated leader Nigel Short in round 7 obtaining a nice attack on the kingside whilst Short's queenside counter-play proved inadequate. Vallejo himself won against Chinese International Master Yang Kaiqi. Below is the official press release, standings and leading games from Round 7.