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Almost all the favorites go through to the round of 32. Biggest matchup in 3rd is Morozevich-Grischuk.

2011 World Cup r2

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Most favorites through. Shankland upsets Leko. Second round begins today.

Kazan Candidates 2011 R2

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Semifinals starting today. Kamsky-Gelfand, Kramnik-Grischuk. Same format as first round with four-game matches.
Candidates matches begin May 5 in Kazan at 7am EDT. Kramnik-Radjabov, Kamsky-Topalov, Grischuk-Aronian, Mamedyarov-Gelfand.

US Championship 2011

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Play begins Friday at 2pm local, 3pm EDT. Nakamura not playing. Kamsky, Onischuk, Shulman, and Seirawan (!).
Candidates matches begin on May 3 in Kazan. Topalov (BUL) - Kamsky (USA), Kramnik (RUS) - Radjabov (AZE), Aronian (ARM) - Grischuk (RUS), Gelfand (ISR) - Mamedyarov (AZE).
Kamsky holds the draw in the armageddon game against Shulman to win his second US title.

Anticlimax Monday

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Radjabov draws to take second GP candidates spot. Kamsky and Shulman draw to share the US title and have a sudden-death tiebreaker tomorrow.
Shulman beats Nakamura, Kamsky beats Onischuk. Winner take all on Monday, tiebreak game Tuesday if they draw.
Kamsky, Onischuk, Shulman, Nakamura into the final phase all-play-all that starts today.
Nakamura and Kamsky head he field. First round today.
Rapid event, just seven rounds. Mamedyarov leads after two rounds. Kramnik, Mamedov, Guseinov, Radjabov, JPolgar, Sutovsky, Kamsky

Jermuk Traffic Jam

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Leko and Ivanchuk tied for lead heading into Sunday's final round. Four others right behind.
5th GP event in Jermuk, Armenia begins Sunday. Aronian, Akopian, Ivanchuk, Cheparinov, Kasimjanov, Inarkiev, Gelfand, Eljanov, Bacrot, Alekseev, Kamsky, Jakovenko, Karjakin, Leko.

Ivanchuk Takes Bazna

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Ivanchuk wins by a full point over Gelfand. Shirov beats Nisipeanu in final round. Kamsky shares last.
Ivanchuk beats Shirov to take full-point lead in Bazna over Gelfand with three rounds to play. Nakamura set to take over #1 USA rating spot.
First round is Friday at 3pm EST. Kamsky, Nakamura, Onischuk, Shulman, et al.

Slow Going in Nalchik

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Kamsky misses swindle draw against Akopian; Grischuk still leads on +2 after 5.
Grischuk leads Grand Prix with 2.5/3 and two very nice wins. Aronian, Leko, Karjakin among those chasing.
Round one tomorrow, Wednesday. Svidler, Aronian, Leko, Ivanchuk, Grischuk, Bacrot, Kamsky, Mamedyarov, Karjakin, Alekseev, Gelfand, Eljanov, Akopian, Kasimjanov.
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