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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 (...
Karjakin, Caruana, Efimenko lead in quiet Poikovsky
Friday, October 07, 2011 13:12
Sergei Karjakin, Fabiano Caruana and Zahar Efimenko are sharing the lead after four rounds at the Karpov tournament in Poikovsky. The 12th edition is a quiet one so far, with a drawing percentage of no less than 80%. The event is a 10-player round-robin with Dmitry Jakovenko, Etienne Bacrot, Viktor Laznicka, Alexander Motylev, Lazara Bruzon,...