The 7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Tournament 2012

  The Sorcerer From Riga / Mikhail Tal . The 7th Mikhail Tal Memorial will take place in Moscow from June 7 through June 19. . The confirmed participants are below:   Magnus Carlsen Vladimir Kramnik Levon Aronian . Teimour Radjabov . Hikaru Nakamura . Fabiano Caruana . Three more … Continue reading

Tal Memorial 2011 / Final Standings

    Levon Aronian had a rather dramatic win in the previous round against Peter Svidler.  If Kramnik thought that Svidler would be ‘easy pickings’ in the last round and attempt to ‘cash in’ against a ‘wounded’ opponent, he was sorely surprised.  Vladimir Kramnik lost in the final round.   … Continue reading