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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Tata Steel Chess Super-GM R4 video: Anand explains win over Wang Hao

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Hello Everyone,

Here is another great video from with World Chess Champion Vishy Anand showing his win over Wang Hao in the fourth round at the Tata Steel Chess 2011. Also, Anand now leads the A Group. 

Here are all the results of the three groups and the standings so far. Wednesday is a rest day. You can access more information at the official website

Standings of grandmaster group A

Standings after round 4
1.V. Anand
H. Nakamura
3.L. Aronian
A. Giri
M. Vachier-Lagrave
6.V. Kramnik
E. l'Ami
I. Nepomniachtchi
R. Ponomariov
J. Smeets
11.M. Carlsen
A. Grischuk
13.W. Hao1
14.A. Shirov½

Standings of grandmaster group B

Standings after round 4
1.L. McShane
2.Z. Efimenko
L. Fressinet
D. Navara
G. Sargissian
6.F. Nijboer
W. So
W. Spoelman
R. Wojtaszek
10.L. Chao
S. Ganguly
V. Tkachiev
13.J. Hammer
L. Liem

Standings of grandmaster group C

Standings after round 4
1.D. Vocaturo
2.M. Bluvshtein
I. Nyzhnyk
4.B. Bok
K. Lahno
S. Siebrecht
7.T. Sachdev
D. Swiercz
M. van der Werf
10.I. Ivanisevic
11.M. Kazhgaleyev
R. Pruijssers
R. van Kampen
14.J.W. de Jong

Here are the results of the fourth round played on Tuesday:

Group A
Round 4 - Tuesday the 18th
V. Anand - W. Hao 1-0
A. Grischuk - V. Kramnik 1/2-1/2
L. Aronian - I. Nepomniachtchi 1-0
A. Shirov - M. Vachier-Lagrave 0-1
A. Giri - H. Nakamura 1/2-1/2
R. Ponomariov - M. Carlsen 1/2-1/2
E. l'Ami - J. Smeets 1/2-1/2
Group B
Round 4 - Tuesday the 18th
L. Fressinet - S. Ganguly 1-0
W. So - Z. Efimenko 1/2-1/2
D. Navara - J. Hammer 1/2-1/2
W. Spoelman - G. Sargissian 1/2-1/2
L. Chao - L. Liem 1-0
V. Tkachiev - R. Wojtaszek 1/2-1/2
F. Nijboer - L. McShane 1/2-1/2
Group C
Round 4 - Tuesday the 18th
B. Bok - M. Kazhgaleyev 1-0
J.W. de Jong - D. Vocaturo 0-1
M. Bluvshtein - R. van Kampen 1-0
T. Sachdev - I. Nyzhnyk 0-1
R. Pruijssers - D. Swiercz 0-1
M. van der Werf - K. Lahno 1-0
S. Siebrecht - I. Ivanisevic 1/2-1/2

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