Monday, 18 August 2008


I will take a break for a short while from THE FIRST GRANDMASTERS OF CHESS to bring 2 very exciting gmaes from the first round of the Tal memorial tournament.
This is taking place in Moscow between 17th-31st of August.
The players are Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander Morozevich, Evgeny Alekseev, Vassily Ivanchuk, Alexei Shirov, Gata Kamsky, Ruslan Ponomariov, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Peter Leko and Boris Gelfand.
After this tournament their will be a World blilz tornament on August 29th-30th.

Round 1 results are

Ivanchuk, Vassily - Kamsky, Gata 1-0
Kramnik, Vladimir - Shirov, Alexei 1-0
Morozevich, Alexander - Alekseev, Evgeny 1-0
Leko, Peter - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½
Ponomariov, Ruslan - Gelfand, Boris ½-½

I give 2 very exciting attacking games.

For tournament website CLICK HERE

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