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Friday, March 28, 2014 22:17
GM Viswanathan Anand held a worse ending against GM Sergey Karjakin in round 13 of the FIDE Candidates' Tournament, clinching first place with a round to spare. He is the only player with a plus score. Second-place GM Levon Aronian lost against the Trompowsky to bottom-seed GM Dmitry Andreikin, meaning no one is within a margin to overtake Anand....
Three winners in third round London, Carlsen leads
Monday, December 05, 2011 23:09
Magnus Carlsen defeated Hikaru Nakamura on Monday to grab sole lead at the London Chess Classic. Luke McShane, who won with Black against Mickey Adams, is now in second place. Nigel Short is clear last after losing against Levon Aronian while Vishy Anand and David Howell drew their game. Vladimir Kramnik had a rest day. Vishy Anand is pleased with...
Some interviews with top players
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Friday, December 02, 2011 17:09
In the short period between the Tal Memorial and the London Chess Classic (which starts tomorrow), a few interviews with some of the world's best players have been published. In this post we share the most interesting ones with you. In today's The Guardian, Sean Ingle interviewed Vishy Anand for the Small Talk series. The World Champion shared...
Carlsen catches Aronian in last round, wins Tal Memorial on tiebreak
Friday, November 25, 2011 15:57
Magnus Carlsen caught Levon Aronian in the Tal Memorial final standings on Friday in Moscow, Russia. The Norwegian defeated Hikaru Nakamura and finished shared first with the Armenian, who drew with Ian Nepomniachtchi. This means that Carlsen won the tournament on the first tiebreak rule: number of black games. In the last round Peter Svidler...
Tal Memorial R8: Aronian sole leader after beating Svidler
Thursday, November 24, 2011 17:32
Levon Aronian became the sole leader at the Tal Memorial in Moscow after beating Peter Svidler on Thursday. With just one round to go Armenia's number one grandmaster has excellent chances to win this year's edition. Tomorrow's round already starts at 10:00 CET! Levon Aronian after his important win over Peter Svidler | Image © RCF Event Tal...
Tal Memorial, strongest tournament of 2011, starts today - full pairings
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:33
Today the strongest tournament of 2011 and highest rated 10-player round robin tournament in chess history starts: the Tal Memoral, in Moscow, Russia. The players' field with Magnus Carlsen (2823, Norway), Vishy Anand (2817, India), Levon Aronian (2802, Armenia), Vladimir Kramnik (2800, Russia), Vassily Ivanchuk (2775, Ukraine), Sergey Karjakin (...