12th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Chess Tournament, Monaco 15th-27th March.

Vishvanathan Anand Viswanathan Anand won The 12th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Chess Tournament which took place at the Vista Palace Hotel in Roquebrune Cap-Martin, Monaco 15th-27th March.
The participants: Vladimir Kramnik RUS 2807, Viswanathan Anand IND 2753, Veselin Topalov BUL 2743, Peter Leko HUN 2736, Evgeny Bareev RUS 2729, Alexei Shirov ESP 2723, Boris Gelfand ISR 2700, Vassili Ivanchuk UKR 2699, Alexander Morozevich RUS 2678, Zoltan Almasi HUN 2676, Loek Van Wely NED 2668, and Ljubomir Ljubojevic YUG 2568.
Final standings:
Rapid:
1 Bareev 8.0
2 Anand 7.5
3 Leko 7.5
4 Topalov 7.0
5 Morozevich 6.5
6 Shirov 6.0
7 Gelfand 5.5
8 Kramnik 5.0
9 Almasi 4.5
10 Ivanchuk 4.0
11 Van Wely 3.0
12 Ljubojevic 1.5
      Blindfold:
1 Kramnik 8.0
2 Morozevich 7.0
3 Anand 7.0
4 Gelfand 6.5
5 Topalov 6.0
6 Leko 6.0
7 Shirov 5.5
8 Ivanchuk 5.0
9 Almasi 5.0
10 Van Wely 5.0
11 Bareev 3.0
12 Ljubojevic 2.0
      Combined standings:
1 Anand 14.5
2 Leko 13.5
3 Morozevich 13.5
4 Kramnik 13.0
5 Topalov 13.0
6 Gelfand 12.0
7 Shirov 11.5
8 Bareev 11.0
9 Almasi 9.5
10 Ivanchuk 9.0
11 Van Wely 8.0
12 Ljubojevic 3.5
The results and pairings
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