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Friday, November 18, 2011

Tal Memorial Chess R2: Carlsen beats Gelfand, leads with Nepomniachtchi, Ivanchuk

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Hello everyone,

The Tal Memorial is only two-rounds old and the excitement is up to the billing! Magnus Carlsen beat Boris Gelfand while the others drew their games in the second round in Moscow. Here are all the games - worth a look.

Magnus Carlsen and Boris Gelfand

The standings after Round 2

1-3. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2826
1-3. Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2730
1-3. Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2775
4-7. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2802 1
4-7. Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2763 1
4-7. Anand, Vishy g IND 2811 1
4-7. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2758 1
8-10. Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2800 ½
8-10. Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2744 ½
8-10. Svidler, Peter g RUS 2755 ½

You can access the official website for a live broadcast of games and video link. Not to be missed. 

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