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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Sixth Tal Chess Memorial 2011 R1: Kramnik loses to Nepomniachtchi, Ivanchuk beats Svidler; others draw

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Hi everyone,

The Sixth Tal Chess Memorial has begun in Moscow. The event is a ten-player round robin event that runs from November 16 to 25. Time control: 100 minutes for the first 40 moves, 50 minutes for the next 20 moves, and 15 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.

Here are the exciting first-round results.

Round 1: Wednesday November 16, 2011

Levon Aronian 
½ ½ Magnus Carlsen

Vladimir Kramnik
0-1 Ian Nepomniachtchi

Vassily Ivanchuk
1-0 Peter Svidler

Vishy Anand
½ ½ Sergey Karjakin

Hikaru Nakamura
½ ½ Boris Gelfand

Here are the first round games. Enjoy.

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