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Svidler's Black Attack

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Svidler wins game one of World Cup final over Grischuk with black. Three more games to play. Ivanchuk-Pono g1 drawn.
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.
Svidler wins his sixth Russian championship.

Amber 2010 Home Stretch

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Aronian leads Carlsen by half a point with three rounds to play at Amber.
Back in action for the NH Tournament. Rising Stars: Nakamura, Giri, So, Caruana, Howell Veterans: Gelfand, Svidler, Nielsen, van Wely, Ljubojevic. I'm on ICC Chess.FM starting 7:30am NY time. Argh.
Many top players participate. First round Thursday. Live games.

World Cup 09 r4: Sweet 16

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Field down to 16. Wins from Mamedyarov and Svidler with black in the first game of the fourth round.

Blitzed in Moscow!

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Carlsen leads World Blitz ahead of Anand in Moscow after day two.
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.
"Economist" team wins Euro Club Cup winning all seven matches.

Grischuk Starts with a Bang

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Grischuk beats Aronian; Shirov plays great novelty in Dragon to draw easily with Karjakin. Svidler on ICC Chess.FM Tuesday.

Experience Carries the Day

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Smeets takes the ticket to Melody Amber. Nielsen top scorer overall. Nakamura loses to Svidler again and finishes on -3.

Veterans Lead at the Split

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Svidler beats Nakamura and veterans take two-point lead. Smeets leads the youth team by a full point at the half. Tuesday is an off day.
NH team tournament begins, veterans vs youth. Nakamura, Caruana, Beliavsky, van Wely, Stellwagen, Smeets, Hou Yifan, Nielsen, Ljubojevic, Svidler. Live radio coverage with GM Benjamin on ICC Chess.FM.
Round 6: Nakamura-Ponomariov, Svidler-Vallejo, Vachier-Lagrave-San Segundo, Kasimjanov-Granda, Karpov-Movsesian.
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.
Round 1: Nakamura-Karpov, Vachier-Lagrave-Kasimjanov, Svidler-Movsesian, Vallejo Pons-Granda, San Segundo-Ponomariov.
Pic by GM Jean-Luc Chabanon of Svidler and Nakamura after their French Team Ch success.
Tidbits from MTel, ACP Rapid, and other small items.
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