Grandmaster Matthias Womacka (left) – here in play against FM Wilfrid
Wernert in the Oberliga in Leipzig January 2014 – has started the Pfalz
Open with 2,5 points in 3 rounds. The player from Schwäbisch Hall won
his game with black in the 3rd round.Grandmaster Vladimir Baklan won
and has 3 points as have many other strong grandmasters.The 4th round
will be played this morning.