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    Tal Memorial 2011

    Top grandmasters competed in the super-strong Tal Memorial 2011.

    When the smoke cleared Carlsen had caught up to Aronian and both tied for first with 5.5 out of 9.

    Next were Karjakin, Nepomniatchi, and Ivanchuk with 5 out of 9.   World Champ Anand and Svidler had an even score with 4.5 out of 9, and former World Champ Kramnik and Gelfand had 3.5.  Nakamura brought up the rear with 2.5.

    This course brings us 10 thrilling decisive games from the Tal Memorial!  If you like it, be sure to check out our other tournaments such as Biel 2011 and Reggio Emilia 2012.

    • 1Carlsen-Gelfand...
    • 6Aronian-Svidler...
    • 2Ivanchuk-Svidler...
    • 7Kramnik-Nepomniatchi...
    • 3Gelfand-Karjakin...
    • 8Ivanchuk-Aronian...
    • 4Nakamura-Ivanchuk...
    • 9Nakamura-Carlsen...
    • 5Svidler-Kramnik...
    • 10Nakamura-Svidler...
  • Author
    Mark Ginsburg

    Mark Ginsburg received his IM title in 1982.  He has played against many Grandmasters in the USA and in Europe.  His peak USCF rating was 2578 in 1993.