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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Aeroflot chess 2012 R1 - Caruana, Le Quang start with wins, Tomashevsky held to a draw

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The latest chess news via is that rating favorite Evgeny Tomashevsky was held to a draw at the start of the 2012 Aeroflot chess tournament. Tomashevsky did not continue his game against Aleksandrov and signed one of the shortest draws of the day in just 15 moves.The young talents Caruana and Le Quang Liem started with victories by defeating Dmitry Bocharov and Boris Savchenko. You can find all games with computer analysis here.

Aeroflot Chess 2012, R1 Top-20 board results
Adhiban, B. Ragger, Markus 1-0
Akopian, Vladimir Bosiocic, Marin 1-0
Al-Modiahki, Mohamad Bartel, Mateusz 0-1
Aleksandrov, Aleksej Tomashevsky, Evgeny ½-½
Alekseev, Evgeny Jumabayev, Rinat 1-0
Andreikin, Dmitry Ipatov, Alexander 1-0
Balogh, Csaba Grigoriants, Sergey ½-½
Caruana, Fabiano Bocharov, Dmitry 1-0
Cori, Jorge Melkumyan, Hrant 1-0
Dubov, Daniil Sandipan, Chanda ½-½
Eljanov, Pavel Rakhmanov, Aleksandr 1-0
Esen, Baris Ni, Hua ½-½
Ghaem Maghami, Ehsan Bu, Xiangzhi ½-½
Gupta, Abhijeet Pridorozhni, Aleksei 1-0
Harika, Dronavalli Guseinov, Gadir ½-½
Iturrizaga, Eduardo Szabo, Krisztian 1-0
Jobava, Baadur Robson, Ray 1-0
Ju, Wenjun Iordachescu, Viorel 0-1
Korobov, Anton Jankovic, Alojzije 1-0
Le, Quang Liem Savchenko, Boris 1-0

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