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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Tal Memorial Chess: All games drawn in R4, Aronian leads

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All games were drawn in the fourth round at the ongoing Tal Memorial Chess Tournament allowing Levon Aronian to maintain his lead from the third round.

Round 4 results:

Nakamura, Hikaru - Kramnik, Vladimir ½
Karjakin, Sergey - Shirov, Alexei ½
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Aronian, Levon ½
Wang Hao - Eljanov, Pavel ½
Gelfand, Boris - Grischuk, Alexander ½

Standings after 4 rounds:

1. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2801 3
2-6. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2763
2-6. Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2760
2-6. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2741
2-6. Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2771
2-6. Wang Hao g CHN 2727
7. Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2791 2
8. Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2741
9-10. Eljanov, Pavel g UKR 2742 ½
9-10. Shirov, Alexei g ESP 2735 ½

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