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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Tal Chess Memorial Round 4 - Morozevich, Radjabov Lead with 3 Points

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Hi everyone,
Teimour Radjabov in joint lead with
Alexander Morozevich after four rounds.
The Tal Chess Memorial Round 4 included fireworks by Magnus Carlsen against Alexander Grischuk. The latter held the No. 1 to a draw after a long-drawn battle. Fabiano Caruana beat Evgeny Tomashevsky. All other games were drawn as well. Vladimir Kramnik was a trifle upset about his draw. Alexander Morozevich and Teimour Radjabov continue to lead with three points each.

Round 4 results:
1. Carlsen - Grischuk draw
2. Caruana -Tomashevsky 1-0
3. Kramnik - Aronian draw
4. McShane - Nakamura draw
5. Morozevich - Radjabov draw.

Round 4 standings
1-2. Morozevich, Radjabov - 3; 3. Kramnik - 2,5; 4-6. Aronian, Carlsen, Caruana - 2; 7-9. Grischuk, McShane, Nakamura - 1,5; 10. Tomashevsky - 1.

Round 5 pairings: Aronian - Morozevich, Radjabov - Carlsen, Grishuk - Caruana, Nakamura - Kramnik and Tomashevsky - McShane.

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