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Morozevich Leads Alone Again in the Tashkent Grand Prix

  • SonofPearl
  • on 28.11.2012, 10:49.

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Alexander Morozevich regained the sole lead at the FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent by beating Leinier Dominguez in round six.

Morozevich's win was the only decisive game of the round, leaving him half a point clear.

Leinier Dominguez (right) was Alexander Morozevich's latest victim in round six

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Boris Gelfand drew with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

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Gata Kamsky drew with Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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Fabiano Caruana pushed Ruslan Ponomariov hard

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Wang Hao drew with Peter Leko

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Peter Svidler drew with Sergey Karjakin

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The standings after round six

Name Fed Elo Pts
Morozevich, Alexander  RUS 2748 4
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar  AZE 2764
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam  UZB 2696
Karjakin, Sergey  RUS 2775
Caruana, Fabiano  ITA 2786
Ponomariov, Ruslan  UKR 2741 3
Leko, Peter  HUN 2732 3
Svidler, Peter  RUS 2747 3
Wang, Hao  CHN 2737 3
Dominguez Perez, Leinier  CUB 2726 2
Gelfand, Boris  ISR 2751 2
Kamsky, Gata  USA 2762 2

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Games start at 14:00 local time in Tashkent (09:00 UTC) except the final round which is 2 hours earlier. Live video coverage and commentary is available at the official website.

The time control is 40 moves in 2 hours, followed by 20 moves in 1 hour, then 15 minutes plus a 30 second increment after move 60.

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The Tashkent Grand Prix Schedule

21/11/2012 Arrival & Opening
22/11/2012 Round 1
23/11/2012 Round 2
24/11/2012 Round 3
25/11/2012 Round 4
26/11/2012 Free Day
27/11/2012 Round 5
28/11/2012 Round 6
29/11/2012 Round 7
30/11/2012 Round 8
01/12/2012 Free Day
02/12/2012 Round 9
03/12/2012 Round 10
04/12/2012 Round 11 & Closing
05/12/2012 Departure

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The overall winner and runner-up of the 2012/13 FIDE Grand Prix will qualify for the March 2014 Candidates Tournament.  Before then, we are due to have the 2013 Candidates in March 2013 in London, with the winner challenging Vishy Anand for the title in October/November 2013.

Photos from the official website.  Games via TWIC.

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  • 17 miesięcy temu

    jac7

    nice.

  • 17 miesięcy temu

    didiz1016

    MAGNUS IS NOT PLAYING NIGHTMARE CHESS

  • 17 miesięcy temu

    Duxarte

    Morozevich is the most "amazing" chess player in the World! GO MORO!!!

  • 17 miesięcy temu

    wik8

    morozevich is a beast, i hope he wins, love the way he goes about his games

  • 17 miesięcy temu

    Lawdoginator

    Can't believe Caruana isn't running away with this. 

  • 17 miesięcy temu

    puiuus

    I love Rustam :)

  • 17 miesięcy temu

    euwe2011

    Rustam has good chances...go go Rustam!

  • 17 miesięcy temu

    nightmare_chess

    NICE GAME... GO MAGNUS!!Embarassed

  • 17 miesięcy temu

    vodkarov

    Yes!!! Great game by Alexander Mo(nst)rozevich!!! Go Moro!!!

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