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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Congress 2011 - Watch how Korchnoi beats Caruana

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

None other than the legendary Viktor Korchnoi all set to beat
his young Italian opponent Fabiano Caruana.

Hi everyone,

It's just Round 2 at the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Congress 2011 and 22 players are with a perfect score. Michael Adams is just a rank below with 1.5 points. You can access the official website here. The link to the live commentary is here.

Standings after Round 2

1GMIvanchuk VassilyUKR27642.00
GMVallejo Pons FranciscoESP26982.00
GMShort Nigel DENG26582.00
GMFridman DanielGER26552.00
GMRoiz MichaelISR26492.00
GMSandipan ChandaIND26412.00
GMBerg EmanuelSWE26272.00
GMAkobian VaruzhanUSA26182.00
GMKotronias VasiliosGRE25992.00
GMGopal Geetha NarayananIND25972.00
GMErdos ViktorHUN25932.00
GMFelgaer RubenARG25852.00
GMKulaots KaidoEST25772.00
GMBuhmann RainerGER25722.00
GMKosintseva TatianaRUS25702.00
IMKosintseva NadezhdaRUS25522.00
GMKorchnoi ViktorSUI25442.00
GMRapport RichardHUN25312.00
GMSengupta DeepIND25302.00
GMCmilyte ViktorijaLTU25262.00
GMZhu ChenQAT24952.00
FMWeber TomLUX23102.00

And the talented Pia Cramling on
her way to losing to the creative Nigel Short.

Here is the most-talked about game of the day. Enjoy.

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