Tal Memorial 2013 – 4th round

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After the 1st rest day the tournament resumed with another fighting round! Nakamura managed to create a very strong initiative in the center and kingside and won against Caruana, while Karjakin wasn’t able to convert a large advantage against Mamedyarov. Nakamura is the sole leader of the event and has 3 points, elfand and Mamedyarov are on 2,5.

Results of the 4th round

Morozevich 1/2 Kramnik
Karjakin 1/2 Mamedyarov
Caruana 0-1 Nakamura
Andreikin 1/2 Carlsen
Anand 1/2 Gelfand

Today's pairings

Gelfand - Morozevich
Carlsen - Anand
Nakamura - Andreikin
Mamedyarov - Caruana
Kramnik - Karjakin

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Tal Memorial 2013 – 3rd round

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Four players lead with 2 points – Caruana, Gelfand, Mamedyarov and Nakamura.

Results of the 3rd round

Anand 1-0 Morozevich
Gelfand 1/2 Andreikin
Carlsen 0-1 Caruana
Nakamura 1-0 Karjakin
Mamedyarov 1/2 Kramnik

Standings after 3 rounds

1-4. Caruana, Gelfand, Mamedyarov, Nakamura 2
5-7. Carlsen, Andreikin, Anand 1.5
8-9. Karjakin, Morozevich 1
10. Kramnik 0.5

Today is a rest day!

Pairings of the 4th round tomorrow

Morozevich – Kramnik
Karjakin – Mamedyarov
Caruana – Nakamura
Andreikin – Carlsen
Anand – Gelfand

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Tal Memorial 2013 – 2nd round

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Kramnik lost the 2nd game out of a much better position against Nakamura and Gelfand won a nice and powerful (although, not without mutual mistakes) game against Caruana. Carlsen, Gelfand and Mamedyarov lead the event with 1.5 points out of 2.

Results of the 2nd round

Karjakin 1/2 Carlsen
Morozevich 1/2 Mamedyarov
Kramnik 0-1 Nakamura
Caruana 0-1 Gelfand
Andreikin 1/2 Anand

Pairings of the 3rd round

Anand – Morozevich
Gelfand – Andreikin
Carlsen – Caruana
Nakamura – Karjakin
Mamedyarov – Kramnik

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Tal Memorial 2013 – 1st round

Nakamura-Mamedyarov, Carlsen watching the game
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Anand, Kramnik and Nakamura suffered defeat as early as round 1. Carlsen, Mamedyarov and Caruana lead with 1 point.

Results of the 1st round

Andreikin 1/2 Morozevich
Anand 0-1 Caruana
Gelfand 1/2 Karjakin
Carlsen 1-0 Kramnik
Nakamura 0-1 Mamedyarov

Today’s pairings

Morozevich – Mamedyarov
Kramnik – Nakamura
Karjakin – Carlsen
Caruana – Gelfand
Andreikin – Anand

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Tal Memorial 2013

Yesterday a blitz tournament was held as the drawing of lots for the Tal Memorial which starts today. Nakamura won the 1st place with 7 points, Anand was 2nd with 6.5 and Kramnik was 3rd with 5.5.

Pairings of the 1st round

Andreikin – Morozevich
Anand – Caruana
Gelfand – Karjakin
Carlsen – Kramnik
Nakamura – Mamedyarov

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