Tal Memorial – rounds 2 & 3

In the second round Kramnik won nicely against the KID:

And Radjabov launched a terrifying attack in his game versus McShane:

The other games were drawn.

In the 3rd round McShane defeated Aronian. The game was very interesting – McShane sacrificed an exchange early on, Aronian didn’t castle and got punished.

In Grischuk vs Morozevich game, White found very nice attacking ideas but in the end his Rook got trapped.

Other games were drawn.

Standings after 3 rounds:

1-2. Radjabov, Morozevich 2.5 points.
3. Kramnik 2.

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