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Carlsen beats Gelfand in Tal Memorial second round
Thursday, November 17, 2011 19:05
Magnus Carlsen won against Boris Gelfand in the second round of the Tal Memorial in Moscow, Russia. The Norwegian joined Vassily Ivanchuk and Ian Nepomniachtchi in the lead as the other games all ended in draws. Magnus Carlsen, co-leader after two rounds in Moscow | Photo © RCF Event Tal Memorial 2011 |  PGN via TWIC Dates November 16th-25th,...
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 (...
Dutch Special: Paul van der Sterren's memoirs
Thursday, November 10, 2011 17:20
Our most faithful readers know that (very) occasionally we pay attention to a chess publication in the Dutch (our native) language, when we feel we cannot leave it unmentioned. This is one of those moments: the publication of Dutch GM Paul van der Sterren's memoires. A must-read for Dutch chess fans, and therefore reviewed in Dutch. Zo'n twee...