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Friday, March 25, 2011

Six players in joint lead at Georgy Agzamov Chess Memorial after R7

Hi everyone,

The 5th International Chess Tournament, dedicated to the memory of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, is currently ongoing at the Central House of Officers of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tashkent.

You remember right? The tournament concludes on 26th March and there follows a rapid match between the reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand and the 17th World Champion Rustam Kasimdzhanov.

For now, here are the standings after Round 7.
1-6. GM Turov Maxim RUS 2635, GM Petrosian Tigran L. ARM 2620, GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2627, GM Filippov Anton UZB 2604, GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil GEO 2629 and GM Miroshnichenko Evgenij UKR - 2670 - 5.5
7-16. GM Alekseev Evgeny RUS 2688, GM Roiz Michael ISR 2661, GM Kazhgaleyev Murtas KAZ 2618, GM Ismagambetov Anuar KAZ 2496, GM Barsov Alexei UZB 2503, GM Dzhumaev Marat UZB 2465, GM Jumabayev Rinat KAZ 2562, Holmirzaev Bahodir UZB 2362, IM Egin Vladimir UZB 2408 and Aitbayev Aslan KAZ 2321 - 5.0 etc
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  • At March 25, 2011 at 8:30 AM , Anonymous Amrit Puri, Knights Chess Club, New Delhi said...

    Quite a hectic schedule for Anand. Guess he is going there right from Amber and now he lives in India. When I look at your schedule or Kasparov's or Carlsen's - wow. It's really tough being a champion. Thanks for all you do to promote chess Alexandra.


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