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Mikhail Tal Memorial 2014 – Participants

Mikhail TalConcurrently with the FIDE World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand, the Russian Chess Federation will hold Mikhail Tal Memorial on 13-14th November in Sochi.

Mikhail Tal Memorial will be a 12-player double round robin tournament with the time control 4’+2”.

The playing venue will be the 2nd floor of the Sochi Media Center in Adler. The 1st round will commence on 13th November at 15:00. The second leg will start on 14th November from 11:30.

The total prize fund is 100,000 USD, with 20,000 USD reserved for the winner. is exclusively publishing the list of participants:

Alexander Grischuk
Vladimir Kramnik
Boris Gelfand
Peter Leko
Alexander Morozevich
Ernesto Inarkiev
Sergey Karjakin
Ian Nepomniachtchi
Peter Svidler
Alexandra Kosteniuk
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
Evgeny Tomashevsky

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