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Mikhail Tal Memorial 2011

The 6th Mikhail Tal Memorial will take place from 16th to 25th November at the Pashkov House, Vozdvizhenka 3/5 in Moscow, Russia. Ten of the world’s top players will compete in the round robin tournament. The average elo as of 23rd September is 2775.

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Players:
Viswanathan Anand (India) – World Champion and winner of the recent Botvinnik Memorial
Magnus Carlsen (Norway) – currently topping the FIDE elo list, this year winner in Biel and co-winner in Bazna Kings
Levon Aronian (Armenia) – World team champion with Armenia
Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) – Former World Champion, recently winner of the super tournament in Dortmund
Sergey Karjakin (Russia) – Co-winner in 2011 Bazna Kings
Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) – Winner of 2011 Capablanca Memorial, bronze medalist of the 2011 World Cup, World Championship Candidate
Hikaru Nakamura (USA) – Winner of 2011 Tata Steel in Wijk aan Zee
Boris Gelfand (Israel) – Winner of the Candidate Matches, World Championship finalist
Peter Svidler (Russia) – Six-times Russian champion, winner of the World Cup, World Championship Candidate
Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia) – 2010 European and Russian champion

Mikhail Tal Memorial, winners of the previous editions:
2006 – Levon Aronian, Peter Leko, Ruslan Ponomariov – 5½ /9
2007 – Vladimir Kramnik 6½ /9
2008 – Vassily Ivanchuk 6 /9
2009 – Vladimir Kramnik 6½ /9
2010 – Levon Aronian, Sergey Karjakin, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov – 5½ /9

Mikhail Tal, eighth World Chess Champion

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