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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Video chess interviews with Hikaru Nakamura and Sopiko Guramishvili at Reggio Emilia Chess 2011

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Hello everyone,

Here are two nice chess video interviews from the ongoing Reggio Emilia Chess Tournament 2011 in Italy. Of course, before you watch these chess interviews, the latest updates after Round 4 is that Vassily Ivanchuk beat leader Alexander Morozevich in an exciting game. The other two games were decisive too. Nikita Vitiugov lost to Fabiano Caruana and Anish Giri lost to Hikaru Nakamura.
In the women's section Sopiko Guramishvili beat Iva Videnova, Marianna Chierici lost to Marina Brunello and Maria De Rosa drew with Anna Sharevich. You can access the official website at this link.

Round 4 standings (3 points for a win, 1 for a draw):
1-2. Nakamura Hikaru 2758 USA and Ivanchuk Vassily 2775 UKR – 8
3. Morozevich Alexander 2762 RUS – 7
4. Caruana Fabiano 2727 ITA – 4
5-6. Giri Anish 2714 NED and Vitiugov Nikita 2729 RUS – 2

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