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Linares 08 r8

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Anand beats Shirov to move to +3. Carlsen beats Ivanchuk, who played 17 moves in 35 seconds and flagged.
Morozevich says in interview he won't play in the FIDE Grand Prix.

The Italian Game

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Diagrams in ancient manuscript said to be the work of Leonardo da Vinci.

Chess in Vogue

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Kasparov-Karpov on a magazine's list of greatest sports rivalries.
Anand leads a half-point over Shirov and Topalov at the halfway point.

Linares 08 R6-7 - Leko the Rock

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Round 7: Anand-Ivanchuk, Shirov-Radjabov, Carlsen-Aronian, Leko-Topalov

Linares 08 R6

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Anand leads after 5. Round 6: Topalov-Anand, Aronian-Leko, Radjabov-Carlsen, Ivanchuk-Shirov.

Chess in (Every) Film

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Yet more recent movies with chess scenes. I say conspiracy.

Healthy Cheating Hearts?

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Freakonomics blog entry on whether cheating is good for sports.

Linares 08 r5

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Round 5: Leko-Anand, Topalov-Carlsen, Aronian-Shirov, Radjabov-Ivanchuk.

Linares 08 r4

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In round 3 Anand beats Carlsen and Topalov beats Ivanchuk to take the lead. Round 4: Anand-Radjabov, Ivanchuk-Aronian, Carlsen-Leko, Shirov-Topalov.
Topalov and Ivanchuk lead with 1.5/2. R3: Leko-Shirov, Carlsen-Anand, Topalov-Ivanchuk, Aronian-Radjabov

Linares 2008 Round 1

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Shirov-Anand, Carlsen-Ivanchuk, Leko-Radjabov, Topalov-Aronian.

Anand Interview in Mexico

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Good interview with Vishy Anand on Linares, Fischer, and more.

Bits and Pieces

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Linares, Moscow Open, NY Times, help wanted!

FIDE Grand Prix Announced

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FIDE and Global Chess announce the Grand Prix cycle 2008/09.

Mighty Moscow 08

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Riazantsev leads the powerful open event with 4/4.

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