The Leipziger FM Hendrik Hoffmann (left) has started with 1,5
points after 2 rounds of the 30.Stauffer Open in Schwäbisch Gmünd.
He drew GM Vladimir Burmakin with the white pieces yesterday
evening.In the 3rd round he has black against the lower rated Georg
Voss. GM Normunds Miezis has won his two firste games, as have
most of the favourites. The 3rd round is underways. The fourth round
will be played tonight.