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Anand wins the Botvinnik Memorial by a wide margin with 4.5/6 undefeated. Aronian and Kramnik on 3 and Carlsen loses all three games on second day to finish with 1.5.

Botvinnik Memorial 2011

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Anand, Kramnik, Carlsen, Aronian meet in double round robin of rapid in Moscow to commemorate Botvinnik's 100th birthday. Anand leads on +1 after three rounds of six.

Waiting for Bazna

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Bazna Kings starts June 11. Carlsen, Nakamura, Ivanchuk, Karjakin, Radjabov, Nisipeanu. Games begin 8:30 NY time.

Amber 2010 Home Stretch

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Aronian leads Carlsen by half a point with three rounds to play at Amber.
Long in-depth piece on Carlsen in the famous magazine. Many interview clips, lots on computer influence on human players. Great piece.
The 20th and final edition of Melody Amber blindfold and rapid tournament begins on the 12th. Anand, Carlsen, Kramnik, Aronian, Topalov, Nakamura, Grischuk, Ivanchuk, Karjakin, Gelfand, Gashimov, and Giri.
All games drawn in the final round and Nakamura is Tata Steel Chess champion! Anand second, Aronian and Carlsen =3-4, then Kramnik and Vachier-Lagrave.
Nakamura leads alone on +5 with two rounds to go. Round 12: Nakamura-Kramnik, Anand-Giri, Ponomariov-Shirov, l'Ami-Aronian, Smeets-Grischuk, Carlsen-Wang Hao, Vachier-Lagrave-Nepomniachtchi.
Round 1 at 7:30am NY time, 1330 local. I'll be on Chess.FM with Peter Svidler. Carlsen-Aronian, Ponomariov-Anand, l'Ami-Giri, Smeets-Shirov, Nakamura-Grischuk, Vachier Lagrave-Wang Hao, Nepomniachtchi-Kramnik.

Heat in London

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London Chess Classic begins Wed. Nakamura, Kramnik, Anand, McShane, Howell, Adams, Short, Carlsen.

Carlsen Leads Nanjing After 4

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Carlsen leads with +2 undefeated; Bacrot a surprising second. Round 5: Carlsen-Topalov, Anand-Gashimov, Bacrot-Wang Yue.
Anand, Carlsen, Topalov, Bacrot, Gashimov, Wang Yue. First round is the 20th (1430 GMT+8 or 2:30am NY time.)

Big Bad Vlad Takes Bilbao

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Kramnik wins with +2 undefeated. Anand on +1, Carlsen on -1, Shirov -2.

Bilbao is Super

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Anand, Carlsen, Kramnik, Shirov. Nuff said.
Major Fashion Week event in NYC starring Magnus Carlsen for the fashion company G-Star. Kasparov, Nakamura, Judit Polgar also involved in game of Carlsen vs the World.

Magnus Carlsen, Fashion Plate

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Magnus Carlsen, fashion icon? Does fashion campaign with actress Liv Tyler.

Carlsen Pulls Away

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I'm not dead; Travels with Karpov; Carlsen's rating hits historic heights.
Ivanchuk wins the Capablanca Memorial again. Carlsen leads Kings tournament by a point with two games to play.
Anand interview reveals he had opening and training assistance from Carlsen, Kramnik, and Kasparov!
Karpov2010 fundraiser tonight, live online.
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