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Video: Levon Aronian shows his win against Anish Giri
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Thursday, January 26, 2012 1:59
After beating Anish Giri in the 10th round of the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee, tournament leader Levon Aronian showed his game in the press room. Here's the video, filmed by the tournament crew. Enjoy!  
Tata R10: Aronian wins again, Ivanchuk now sole second
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 20:59
Levon Aronian maintained his full point lead at the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands. On a "Black Wednesday" for the A group, the Armenian grandmaster won an excellent game with Black against Anish Giri. Vassily Ivanchuk, who beat David Navara, is now in sole second place, a point behind Aronian. Event Tata Steel Chess...
Video: Sergey Karjakin shows his win against Magnus Carlsen
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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 14:08
After beating Magnus Carlsen in the 9th round of the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee, Sergey Karjakin showed his game in the press room. Here's the video, filmed by the tournament crew this time. Enjoy!  
Tata R9: Aronian beats Caruana, increases lead as Carlsen loses to Karjakin
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 23:19
In the 9th round of the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands Levon Aronian increased his lead to a full point. On Tuesday the Armenian grandmaster beat Fabiano Caruana, and saw his main rival Magnus Carlsen lose to Sergey Karjakin. In the same round, Vassily Ivanchuk won against Anish Giri. Karjakin beats Carlsen, which was good...
Gashimov beats Giri in 8th round Tata Steel
Sunday, January 22, 2012 22:31
Levon Aronian and Magnus Carlsen remain in first place at the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands. Both players drew their game in the 8th round. In fact only one encounter in the A group ended decisively: Vugar Gashimov won his first game, with Black against Anish Giri. Going into the second rest day, Pentala Harikrishna still...
Tata Steel R7: Carlsen joins Aronian in the lead once again
Saturday, January 21, 2012 20:26
Once again Magnus Carlsen joined Levon Aronian in the lead at the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands. In the 7th round, Carlsen beat Boris Gelfand with the white pieces while Aronian drew his game with Black against Vassily Ivanchuk. Still without playing a single draw, Sergey Karjakin defeated Veselin Topalov and likewise Gata...
Tata Steel R6: Sole lead again for Aronian
Friday, January 20, 2012 23:24
For the second time, it's Levon Aronian who is the sole leader at the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands. On Friday the Armenian grandmaster defeated Vugar Gashimov, while Magnus Carlsen had to be satisfied with a draw against David Navara. The other decisive results were Giri-Kamsky 1-0, Gelfand-Nakamura 0-1 and Radjabov-...
Tata video: Jan Timman shows his win against Ernst
Friday, January 20, 2012 11:08
Finally, we hear you say. Here's the first video from the Wijk aan Zee press room, with Jan Timman showing his victory over his compatriot, grandmaster Sipke Ernst. In fact it was the first press conference organized so far, so that's why it's also the first one published here. Enjoy! Jan Timman showing his game... ...while some of his friends...
Aronian & Carlsen maintain half point lead in Wijk aan Zee
Thursday, January 19, 2012 21:13
In round 5 of the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands Levon Aronian and Magnus Carlsen maintained their half-point lead over the rest of the field. Hikaru Nakamura scored a quick win against David Navara while Boris Gelfand won with Black against Sergey Karjakin. The third winner in the A group was Vassily Ivanchuk, who won...
Aronian rejoins Carlsen in the lead in Wijk aan Zee
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 21:30
Levon Aronian rejoined Magnus Carlsen in the lead at the 74th Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands. On Tuesday the Armenian grandmaster defeated Gata Kamsky with White, while tournament leader Carlsen drew with the black pieces against Fabiano Caruana. After two losses Sergey Karjakin won his second consecutive game,...

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