Tuesday, March 8, 2011

20th Amber Tournament 2011

Levon Aronian won the Amber Tournament for the third consecutive time.

Aronian was the undefeated winner of the Blindfold section with 8.5/11 and Carlsen won the Rapid section with a record score of 9.5/11. World champion Anand finished 3rd on 13 points; Grischuk and Ivanchuk tied for 4th positions.

The tournament was a tremendous success with long hard-fought games of high quality, especially in the Blindfold section.
The 20th and final Amber tournament took place in Monaco between March 11th-25th 2011. This event included the top seven players in the World including World Champion Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aronian. This final tournament was a celebration of the contribution of Joop van Oosterom's contribution to chess which started in 1992. Amber Returns to Monaco for Farewell Jubilee Edition and was at the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. The tournament is organized by the Association Max Euwe of chess maecenas Joop van Oosterom, which is based in Monaco.

Official Tournament Site
All reports on ChessBase & TWIC

Download all games in PGN: Blindfold + Rapid
Game of the Day at Amber 2011

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