His run was always going to come to an end sooner or later in the World Cup. Pinoy talent GM Wesley So was stopped in the rapid game phase by GM Vladimir Malakhov. The Russian was too good. However, So can at least return to RP knowing that his rating edges ever closer to that magic 2700!
Even The Freeman newspaper in the province of Cebu (where I come from) is getting all excited with their headline, "RP chess prodigy Wesley So steps closer to Super Grandmaster norm".