Eighth “Tal Memorial”

June 13 – 23, 2013, 15:00

On June 13-23, the Digital October Center hosted a tournament in memory of Mikhail Tal, Soviet Grandmaster and eighth World Chess Champion.

Traditionally, leaders of the international rating lists came together for this tournament and played according to the round robin system. 

The following players participated in the memorial tournament:

  • Magnus Carlsen (Norway)
  • Vladimir Kramnik (Russia)
  • Viswanathan Anand (India)
  • Hikaru Nakamura (USA)
  • Fabiano Caruana (Italy)
  • Sergey Karjakin (Russia)
  • Alexander Morozevich (Russia)
  • Boris Gelfand (Israel)
  • Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan)
  • Dmitry Andreikin (Russia)

Event attendees enjoyed interactive commentary from stars of the chess world, who were available to answer questions and discuss the moves made during the event. On various days, commentators included Alexander Grischuk, Peter Svidler, Sergei Rublevsky, and Sergei Shipov. The tournament program  also featured direct contact with the players at the end of each match.

June 12th. Draw.

June 13th. First round.

June 14th. Second round.

June 15th. Third round.

June 17th. Fourth round.

June 18th. Fifth round.

June 19th. Sixth round.

June 21st. Seventh round.

June 22nd. Eighth round.

June 23rd. Ninth round.


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