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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Tata Steel Chess 2011 resumes today, Rest Day 1 video

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Hi Everybody,

The Tata Steel Chess Super-GM resumes today after the first rest day. Here are all the pairings for Round 5 on Thursday. But first, the video from the first rest day. Enjoy. (You can check the official website at



Group A
Round 5 - Thursday the 20th

J. Smeets - V. Anand

M. Carlsen - E. l'Ami
H. Nakamura - R. Ponomariov
M. Vachier-Lagrave - A. Giri
I. Nepomniachtchi - A. Shirov
V. Kramnik - L. Aronian
W. Hao - A. Grischuk

Group B
Round 5 - Thursday the 20th
L. McShane - L. Fressinet
R. Wojtaszek - F. Nijboer
L. Liem - V. Tkachiev
G. Sargissian - L. Chao
J. Hammer - W. Spoelman
Z. Efimenko - D. Navara
S. Ganguly - W. So

Group C
Round 5 - Thursday the 20th
I. Ivanisevic - B. Bok
K. Lahno - S. Siebrecht
D. Swiercz - M. van der Werf
I. Nyzhnyk - R. Pruijssers
R. van Kampen - T. Sachdev
D. Vocaturo - M. Bluvshtein
M. Kazhgaleyev - J.W. de Jong

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  • At January 20, 2011 at 11:41 AM , Anonymous Saira Fernando, Madrid said...

    I am very upset. I don't want to read any news about the Tata Steel Chess unless Carlsen wins. I am miserable. I am sad. I am broken. I am lost. I am very low. How could you put up reports to break everyone's heart - I don't like the video. Sniff, sniff.


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