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Saturday, May 7, 2011

Candidates Chess Matches Kazan 2011 R1.3: Gelfand beats Mamedyarov, other games drawn

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Hi everybody, 

The Candidates Chess Matches in Kazan saw Boris Gelfand beat Shakhriyar Mamedyarov while all the other games were a draw. The game is something to marvel. 

You can access the official website here

The Candidates matches are taking place from May 3-27 in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. Levon Aronian (Armenia), Boris Gelfand (Israel), Alexander Grischuk (Russia), Gata Kamsky (USA), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan), Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan) and Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria) play a knockout with matches of four games in both the quarter and semi finals, and six games in the final. The winner qualifies for a World Title match against Vishy Anand next year. 

Here are all the nice games of Round 1, third game. Enjoy.

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