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Saturday, March 2, 2013

Zurich Chess Challenge 2013 Title Goes to Fabiano Caruana

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Hello everyone,

Fabiano Caruana has won the Zurich Chess Challenge 2013. Caruana earned two victories - over Viswanathan Anand and Boris Gelfand - in the six-round round-robin four-player format. Viswanathan Anand finished second with a win over Vladimir Kramnik's after the latter's blunder in the last round. The next tournaments ahead for Kramnik and Gelfand is the Candidates in London.
Photo: Georg Kradolfer

Final Standings:
1. Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2757 4
2. Anand, Viswanathan IND 2780 3
3. Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2810 2½
4. Gelfand, Boris ISR 2740 2½

Here is the video of the awards ceremony via the official website.

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