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Aronian-Kramnik: the video
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Sunday, April 29, 2012 21:17
You won't have missed it: in the last week of April, 2012, the world's #2 and #3 chess players Levon Aronian (Armenia) and Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) faced each other in a 6-game, friendly match. The event was organized by the Zurich Chess Club, the oldest chess club in the world. Here's our video with impressions and interviews. In order of...
Aronian-Kramnik game 6 drawn, match ends in 3-3
Saturday, April 28, 2012 17:28
The sixth and final game between Levon Aronian and Vladimir Kramnik ended in a draw, again after 43 moves, and so the match in Zurich ended in 3-3. Aronian avoided the infamous Berlin Ending with 4.d3, and like yesterday the game was very interesting, despite the peaceful outcome. Later we'll have more; for now you can find the last game below,...
Aronian-Kramnik game 6 live commentary by Sergey Shipov
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Saturday, April 28, 2012 12:32
Here's today's live commentary by GM Sergey Shipov on the sixth and final game of the Aronian-Kramnik match. After an initially quiet then exciting draw in the penultimate game the scores remain level on 2.5:2.5.  The players ranked number 2 and 3 on the FIDE rating list are competing against each other over six classical games. They'll play an...
Kramnik-Aronian game 5 drawn, while we've arrived in Zurich
Friday, April 27, 2012 20:03
The fifth match game between Vladimir Kramnik and Levon Aronian lasted 43 moves, saw quite some excitement especially in the final phase, and eventually ended in a draw. The match score is 2.5-2.5 with one more game to go, which starts at 13:00 CET tomorrow. This morning we arrived in Zurich to "check out" the Aronian-Kramnik match, and our first...
Kramnik-Aronian game 5 live commentary by Sergey Shipov
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Friday, April 27, 2012 14:53
Here's today's live commentary by GM Sergey Shipov on the fifth game of the Aronian-Kramnik match. After a relatively quick draw in game four the scores remain level on 2-2 with only two games to go.  The players ranked number 2 and 3 on the FIDE rating list are competing against each other over six classical games. They'll play an additional...
Aronian-Kramnik: game 4 draw, Aronian wins rapid game
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 17:12
The fourth match game Aronian-Kramnik, played today in Zurich, was a rather quick draw in another Berlin Endgame. It ended in under three hours and so the players played a rapid game as well – something that was part of the match conditions. This game was won by Levon Aronian. For the third time in the match the game started with 1.e4, and for the...
Aronian-Kramnik game 4 live commentary by Sergey Shipov
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012 14:30
Here's today's live commentary by GM Sergey Shipov on the fourth game of the Aronian-Kramnik match. After Vladimir Kramnik won a thrilling battle in game three the scores are now level on 1.5-1.5 with three games to go.  The players ranked number 2 and 3 on the FIDE rating list are competing against each other over six classical games. They'll...
Kramnik levels score against Aronian
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 14:14
Vladimir Kramnik has won Tuesday's third game of his match against Levon Aronian. The score in Zurich is now 1.5-1.5 with three more games to go. 1.e4 hasn't been too popular at the very highest level recently, but it's been played in two out of three games in Zurich! What started as a Four Knights soon became a Scotch Opening, and a sharp fight...
Aronian-Kramnik: game 2 drawn
Sunday, April 22, 2012 14:30
The second game of the friendly match between Levon Aronian and Vladimir Kramnik ended in a draw. To everyone's surprise, Aronian started with 1.e4 and it became a Ruy Lopez, Berlin Ending. The Armenian soon pushed e5-e6, which was the safest option, and then Black no longer had any problems. The score is 1.5-0.5 for Aronian with four more games...
Aronian wins first game in Zurich
Saturday, April 21, 2012 14:30
Levon Aronian has won the first game in his 6-game match against Vladimir Kramnik. Grabbing a lead with the black pieces, the Armenian couldn't have had a better start in Zurich. The second game will be played on Sunday. Vladimir Kramnik and Levon Aronian during the opening ceremony | Photo courtesy of the official website Event Aronian-Kramnik...

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