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

Botvinnik Memorial 2011

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Anand, Kramnik, Carlsen, Aronian meet in double round robin of rapid in Moscow to commemorate Botvinnik's 100th birthday. Anand leads on +1 after three rounds of six.
Almost all the favorites go through to the round of 32. Biggest matchup in 3rd is Morozevich-Grischuk.

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