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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Russian GM Alexander Morozevich wins XV Poikovsky Karpov Chess Tournament 2014

Hello chess friends, Russian Grandmaster Alexander Morozevich has won the XV Poikovsky Karpov Chess Tournament 2014 organised May 11-20 in Nefteyugansk in the district of Ugra, Russia. 
It was a 10-player round robin tournament featured strong competition, but the Russian Grandmaster took lead and held on to it scoring a winning performance of 6/9 points without losing a single game for a clear first. In second place was Dmitry Jakovenko with 5.5/9 followed by Etienne Bacrot and Alexei Shirov who tied for third with 5 points each. 

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