Chess News

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov leading in Tal Memorial

The first three rounds of Tal Memorial were played in the Museum of the Russian Impressionism in Moscow.

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov took the lead with 2.5 points. The Azerbaijani grandmaster defeated Viswanathan Anand and Peter Svidler and made a draw with Vladimir Kramnik.

Alexander Grischuk, Viswanathan Anand and Hikaru Nakamura are half a point behind.

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Standings after 3 rounds:

1. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov – 2.5
2-4. Alexander Grischuk, Viswanathan Anand, Hikaru Nakamura – 2
5-7. Daniil Dubov, Sergey Karjakin, Vladimir Kramnik – 1.5
8. Boris Gelfand – 1
9-10. Ian Nepomniachtchi, Peter Svidler – 0.5.

Round 4 pairings:

Kramnik – Gelfand, Dubov – Grischuk, Nepomniachtchi – Karjakin, Mamedyarov – Nakamura, Svidler – Anand.

Photo by Eteri Kublashvili

Chessdom is dedicated to professional and independent coverage of chess news and events from all over the globe! Join us for live chess games, interviews, video and photo reports, and social media reactions. Follow the development of the strongest chess software, which affects all chess today, via the Top Chess Engine Championship with its 24/7 live broadcast with chat.

Copyright © 2007-2021 Chessdom.com

To Top