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Saturday, May 18, 2013

Norway Chess 2013: Congratulations to Sergey Karjakin for Clear First at Super-Strong Tournament

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Hi everyone, 

In an exciting finish to the Norway Chess Super Tournament 2013, Sergey Karjakin drew his last-round game with Veselin Topalov to win the tournament this Saturday. The Russian grandmaster was the only player to finish on 6/9. Magnus Carlsen drew his black game with Levon Aronian to finish shared second along with Hikaru Nakamura (who beat Jon Ludvig Hammer). Bringing back painful memories from the Wijk aan Zee event in January this year, Wang Hao defeated Vishy Anand in the last round. More updates to follow. 
Final Standings
1 Karjakin,S 6
2 Carlsen,M 5.5
3 Nakamura,H 5.5
4 Svidler,P 5
5 Aronian,L 5
6 Anand,V 5
7 Wang Hao 4.5
8 Topalov,V 4
9 Radjabov,T 3
10 Hammer,J 1.5

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  • At May 19, 2013 at 4:39 AM , Anonymous Theo, London said...

    Congratulations to a very talented Grandmaster for the Norway Chess win. Well Deserved.

  • At May 19, 2013 at 7:55 AM , Anonymous Amrit Puri, Knights Chess Club, New Delhi said...

    Karjakin as expected

  • At May 19, 2013 at 9:39 AM , Anonymous Chris, NY said...

    Tremendous performance by Karjakin at the Norway GM Chess Tournament. Two funny jinx - Karjakin vs Carlsen (London Chess Classic) and Wang Hao vs Anand (Wijk aan Zee).

  • At May 20, 2013 at 10:08 AM , Anonymous Jason Bourne said...

    Expecting a World Chess Championship Match some day between Karjakin and Carlsen


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