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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.
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.
Rapid event, just seven rounds. Mamedyarov leads after two rounds. Kramnik, Mamedov, Guseinov, Radjabov, JPolgar, Sutovsky, Kamsky

Legends In Zurich

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Rapid tournament in Zurich with Anand, Hug, Karpov, Khalifman, Kramnik, Polgar, Ponomariov and Topalov.

Jubilee in Zurich

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Zurich open Aug 9 with Morozevich. Aug 22-23, Jubilee simul and rapid event with Anand, Kramnik, Kasparov*, Karpov, Spassky*, Korchnoi*, Topalov, Ponomariov, Khalifman, J.Polgar, Hug. *Not playing in the rapid event.

Anand Era Ends In Mainz

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Aronian and Nepomniachtchi face off in GrenkeLeasing rapid WCh final. Anand eliminated. Ordix Open underway.
Anand goes for his 12th Chess Classic rapid title; Aronian defends Chess960 title. Massive Ordix and FiNet opens later in the week.

The León Roars

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Ivanchuk, Morozevich, Carlsen, Wang Yue face off in the three-day KO rapid in Spain starting Friday.

Navara Flunks Chuckschool

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Ivanchuk duly disposes of Navara 5.5-2.5 in their Prague rapid match.

Cez Trophy 2009

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Ivanchuk leads Navara 3-1 at the half of this rapid match in Prague.
World team dominated Azerbaijan in second day of action thanks to 3/3 score from Kramnik and 2.5/3 from Karjakin. Event wraps with three final rounds tomorrow.
Azerbaijani team of Radjabov, Mamedyarov, Gashimov, Guseinov, and Mamedov take on Anand, Kramnik, Shirov, and Karjakin in rapid Scheveningen team rapid event.

Aronian Defends Amber Title

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Aronian holds on to win the combined standings. Kramnik and Anand a half-point back.

Superpowered Melody Amber 09

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Blindfold and rapid event in Nice, France. Anand, Topalov, Kramnik, Aronian, Morozevich, Carlsen, Ivanchuk, Radjabov, Leko, Kamsky, Wang Yue, Karjakin.
Ivanchuk beats Leko in a six-game match. Svidler beats Carlsen in the Aker rapid final. Nakamura third.

Ivanchuk: Test THIS

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Ivanchuk and Shirov lead the rapid event in Benidorm with two rounds to play.

Rapidly in Mainz

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Anand and Carlsen to play final rapid match in Mainz Sunday.

Carlsen-Leko Miskolc Rapid

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First two of eight game rapid match drawn in rather blah fashion.
Navara-Kramnik eight-game rapid match starts today in Prague.

Aronian Running Blind

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Aronian wins Melody Amber 2008 with a round to spare.
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