Sunday, November 14, 2010

Aronian and Karjakin win Tal Memorial

Levon Aronian and Sergey Karjakin were the joint winners of the Tal Memorial tournament which concluded in Moscow, yesterday.

Both the above players and Shakiyar Mamedyarov tied for top spot with 5.5 points in 9 rounds, but Mamedyarov was third place with a lower tie-break score.

The historic tournament was a 9 round round robin event between 10 of the top players of the world. Three players had a 2800+ performance and 45 games were played in total.

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