As predicted, Keith Arkell has a tough first round pairing, with white against Francisco Vallejo Pons, seeded 5th and with a mighty impressive 2708 rating. 2 boards down from him, Michael Adams has black against Italian IM Luca Shytaj, rated 2472.
Clicking on the title should take you to the live games feed, where both games are being shown, and started about 10 minutes ago (14.30).
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