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Round 4 begins Tuesday. Sweet 16: Polgar-Dominguez, Svidler-Kamsky, Ponomariov-Bruzon, Gashimov-Nielsen, Bu-Ivanchuk, Radjabov-Jakovenko, Zherebukh-Navara, Grischuk-Potkin.
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.

London Burning

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McShane stuns Carlsen, Kramnik beats Short, Adams beats Howell. R2: Kramnik-Nakamura, Howell-Anand, Short-McShane, Carlsen-Adams. Round 2 starts at 1600 local, 11am NY instead of the usual 1400 local.

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.

NH 2010 r2: Dodging a Bullet

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Howell scores only win when Ljubojevic basically refuses to move and goes down to seconds after 20 moves. Nakamura miracle save in endgame against van Wely.

NH 2010 r1: Final Bullet

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Nakamura beats Ljubo in a time scramble, Gelfand beats Howell.

Two GMs, One Cup

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Carlsen and Ivanchuk share first place, Kramnik third.

Linares 2010 r4: Steady On

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All three round 4 games drawn. Topalov and Grischuk still lead on +1. Off day Wed. Round 5: Topalov-Grischuk, Vallejo-Gashimov, Aronian-Gelfand.

Corus 2010 R5: Shirov Unstoppable

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Shirov wins AGAIN to move to 5/5. Kramnik gets first win. Great battle in Nakamura-Carlsen. Round 6: Anand-Carlsen, Shirov-Short, Ivanchuk-Nakamura, Kramnik-van Wely, Karjakin-Smeets, Dominguez-Tiviakov, Leko-Caruana.

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.
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.
All five games drawn. Carlsen-Kramnik a fantastic six-hour battle. Round 2: Kramnik-Anand, Svidler-Ivanchuk, Ponomariov-Aronian, Carlsen-Morozevich, Leko-Gelfand.

For the Want of a Check

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Azerbaijan takes the Euro Team Ch thanks to a clutch endgame win by Gashimov. Russia second.

Dortmund 09 r2: Jakovenko Redeemed

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Jakovenko beats Naiditsch in a very interesting endgame to move back to even. Carlsen still leads on +1. Round 3: Carlsen-Kramnik, Bacrot-Jakovenko, Naiditsch-Leko

Motylev Wins Poikovsky 09

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Motylev beats Gashimov in 8th round and wins by a full point.

Ivanchuk Meltdown Continues

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Round 7: Topalov-Shirov, Carlsen-Dominguez, Wang Yue-Ivanchuk.

Kramnik Leads Amber

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Kramnik leads combined standings after four rounds thanks to blindfold dominance.
Ivanchuk beats Aronian to join Grischuk in the lead heading into the final round. Carlsen plays a brilliant game against Radjabov only to blow it with one slip in the endgame. Round 14: Radjabov-Wang Yue, Dominguez-Ivanchuk, Anand-Carlsen, Aronian-Grischuk.
Aronian loses to Ivanchuk and then beats Carlsen to move back to +1. Grischuk still leads on +3 after saving two draws. Round 9: Ivanchuk-Radjabov, Wang Yue-Grischuk, Dominguez-Carlsen, Aronian-Anand.

Kamsky-Topalov g6; Linares r5

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Kamsky-Topalov game six a solid Caro-Kann draw. Four more draws in Linares in round five.
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