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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Tata Steel Chess Super-GM final round today: Exciting finish awaited; videos of Naka, Carlsen wins

Chess blog for latest news and trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2011

Hello Everyone,

The fantastic Tata Steel Chess Super-GM in Wijk aan Zee will witness the final 13th round today. It's been an exciting tournament and the last round is sure to live up to it all.

First, the standings. 

Standings after round 12 in Group A
1. H. Nakamura
2. V. Anand 8, 
3. L. Aronian, M. Carlsen
5. V. Kramnik, M. Vachier-Lagrave 7
7. A. Giri, R. Ponomariov 6
9. I. Nepomniachtchi, Wang Hao
11. A. Grischuk, E. l'Ami, J. Smeets 4
14. A. Shirov

Today's pairings
Group A: Round 13 - Sun. Jan. 30st
Ian Nepomniachtchi - Viswanathan Anand  
Vladimir Kramnik - Max. Vachier-Lagrave  
Wang Hao - Hikaru Nakamura  
Alexander Grischuk - Magnus Carlsen  
Levon Aronian - Jan Smeets  
Alexei Shirov - Erwin l'Ami  
Anish Giri - Ruslan Ponomariov

Some super cool videos now.

Standings after round 12 of Group B

1. L. McShane, D. Navara 8
3. Z. Efimenko
4. L. Liem, G. Sargissian, W. So, V. Tkachiev 7
8. R. Wojtaszek 6
9. L. Fressinet, S. Ganguly, Li Chao 5
12. J. Hammer, W. Spoelman 4
14. F. Nijboer

Standings after round 12 of Group C

1. D. Vocaturo
2. I. Nyzhnyk 8
3. I. Ivanisevic
4. K. Lahno, D. Swiercz 7
6. M. Bluvshtein, M. Kazhgaleyev, T. Sachdev
9. B. Bok 6
10. S. Siebrecht
11. J.W. de Jong, R. Pruijssers, M. van der Werf, R. van Kampen 4

Stay tuned for Sunday's final action in Wijk aan Zee at the official website

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