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Exciting tiebreaks see the big names go through. The quarterfinals: Polgar-Svidler, Ponomariov-Gashimov, Ivanchuk-Radjabov, Navara-Grischuk.
Almost all the favorites go through to the round of 32. Biggest matchup in 3rd is Morozevich-Grischuk.

Nakamura-Ponomariov Match

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Nakamura faces Ponomariov in six classical, four rapid. Game one is today at 4:30 NY time.
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.
Ponomariov leads with 2/2 after two rounds, including a win over Kramnik. Mamedyarov, Leko, Naiditsch, and qualifier Le Quang Liem of Vietnam complete the double round-robin.
Lots of draws in the first four rounds. Ivanchuk already on -2 and pretty much out of the running to get the big result he needed to make the candidates. Leko, Ponomariov, Gelfand, Inarkiev, Eljanov, Gashimov lead on +1.

Ponomariov-Gelfand for the Cup

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Ponomariov-Gelfand in a four-game final match at the World Cup. Starts Thursday.
Gelfand beats Karjakin with black in first game of semifinals. Ponomariov-Malakahov drawn.
The higher-rated players win every match. Caruana and So out. Quarterfinals starting Thursday: Gelfand-Jakovenko, Ponomariov-Gashimov, Svidler-Malakhov, Karjakin-Mamedyarov.
Kramnik holds off Ivanchuk to draw and take clear first place when Anand loses horribly to Aronian. Carlsen wins again to share second. Blitz event starts tomorrow.
Tal Memorial begins. Nine rounds, 7am EST start. Round 1: That's Carlsen-Kramnik, Morozevich-Leko, Gelfand-Ponomariov, Aronian-Svidler, Ivanchuk-Anand. I'll be live on ICC Chess.FM except for rounds 2 & 3.

Legends In Zurich

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Rapid tournament in Zurich with Anand, Hug, Karpov, Khalifman, Kramnik, Polgar, Ponomariov and Topalov.
Final round: Kasimjanov-Nakamura, Ponomariov-Vallejo, Granda-Svidler, San Segundo-Karpov, Movsesian-Vachier-Lagrave. The round begins an hour earlier than usual, so 1600 CET, 10:00am Eastern.
Ponomariov moves within half a point of Nakamura with two rounds to go. Round 8: Nakamura-Movsesian, Svidler-Ponomariov, Vachier-Lagrave-Granda, Karpov-Kasimjanov, Vallejo-San Segundo.
Nakamura wins yet again, beating Vallejo to move to 3.5/4. Ponomariov stays a half-point behind. R5: San Segundo-Nakamura, Svidler-Karpov, Vallejo-Vachier-Lagrave, Ponomariov-Kasimjanov, Granda-Movsesian.
Nakamura still leads after solid draw against Svidler. Vachier-Lagrave beats Karpov, Ponomariov beats Granda. Friday is a rest day.
Round 1: Nakamura-Karpov, Vachier-Lagrave-Kasimjanov, Svidler-Movsesian, Vallejo Pons-Granda, San Segundo-Ponomariov.
Ivanchuk wins clear first in Tal Memorial with +3.
Round 5 pairings: Kamsky-Ponomariov, Karjakin-Alekseev, Jakovenko-Shirov, Carlsen-Cheparinov.
Radjabov out to Macieja. Aronian, Mamedyarov, Adams, Onischuk and Kamsky through. Shulman misses win against Shirov and loses.

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