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Ivanchuk wins clear first in Tal Memorial with +3.

Topalov Speaks in Spain

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Topalov interview with Spanish newspaper touches on Kasparov, computer chess, and, umm, Scarlett Johansson.
Kramnik, Ivanchuk, and Morozevich lead with 1.5/2. Round 3: Leko - Shirov, Morozevich - Kramnik, Ponomariov - Mamedyarov, Ivanchuk - Alekseev, Kamsky - Gelfand

Tal Memorial 2008

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Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) - 2788, Alexander Morozevich (Russia) - 2788, Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) - 2781, Shahriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan) - 2742, Alexei Shirov (Spain) - 2741, Peter Leko (Hungary) - 2741, Gata Kamsky (USA) - 2723, Boris Gelfand (Israel) - 2720, Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine) - 2718, Evgeny Alekseev (Russia) - 2708.
Aronian wins with 8.5/13 after exciting final round. Radjabov second.
Adams leads in London with 4.5/5 and six rounds to play.

Ten in the Tal Memorial

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2008 Tal Memorial field announced: Kramnik, Ivanchuk, Morozevich, Alekseev, Shirov, Kamsky, Leko, Mamedyarov, Gelfand, and Ponomariov. Starts August 18.

Carlsen, Kidneys, and You

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Magnus Carlsen playing online simul on the ICC to raise money for GM Dusan Popovic's kidney operation.

Tight Field in Sochi GP

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Radjabov, Grischuk, and Cheparinov lead in Sochi on +1 after five rounds.

Rapidly in Mainz

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Anand and Carlsen to play final rapid match in Mainz Sunday.
Second FIDE Grand Prix in progress in Sochi. Ivanchuk, Radjabov, Aronian, Karjakin, Grischuk, Kamsky, Gelfand, Svidler, Gashimov, Jakovenko, Wang Yue, Cheparinov, Navara, Al Modiahki.

Carlsen Alekseev Wins Biel

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Alekseev beats Dominguez in playoff for Biel title.

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