An aphorism from my dad’s book on child upbringing

Serious results come only when desire is multiplied on will.

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33rd Greek women’s Championship

The Greek women’s championship is being played in Chania from the 23rd of November till the 1st of December. Photos are taken from the official website of the championship:

The leaders are: WGM Makropoulou and WIM Fakhiridou who have 3.5 out of 4.

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Tal Memorial last round results and final standings

Gelfand – Mamedyarov 1-0
Wang Hao – Karjakin 1/2
Kramnik – Shirov 1-0
Eljanov – Aronian 1/2
Grischuk – Nakamura 1/2

Final standings:
1-3.Mamedyarov, Karjakin, Aronian 5.5
4-6. Grischuk, Nakamura, Wang Hao 5
7. Kramnik 4.5
8. Gelfand 3.5
9. Shirov 3
10. Eljanov 2.5

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Tal Memorial round 8 – results & standings

Mamedyarov-Wang Hao 1-0
Karjakin-Kramnik 1-0
Shirov-Eljanov 1-0
Aronian-Grischuk 1/2
Nakamura-Gelfand 1/2

Standings:
1. Mamedyarov 5.5
2-3. Aronian, Karjakin 5
4-6. Wang Hao, Grischuk, Nakamura 4.5
7. Kramnik 3.5
8. Shirov 3
9. Gelfand 2.5
10. Eljanov 2

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Tal Memorial results and standings after round 7

Kramnik-Mamedyarov 1/2
Eljanov-Karjakin 1/2
Grischuk-Shirov 1/2
Aronian-Nakamura 1/2
Wang Hao-Gelfand 1-0

Standings:
1-3. Aronian, Mamedyarov, Wang Hao 4.5
4-6. Karjakin, Grischuk, Nakamura 4
7. Kramnik 3
8-10. Gelfand, Eljanov, Shirov 2

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