Mikhail Tal Memorial, Moscow, November 6th-16th
The Mikhail Tal Memorial took place in the Central Chess Player's House in Moscow November 6th-16th 2006. In the round robin tournament XX category take part: Peter Svidler 2750 RUS, Alexander Morozevich 2747 RUS, Levon Aronian 2741 ARM, Peter Leko 2741 HUN, Boris Gelfand 2733 ISR, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2728 AZE, Alexei Shirov 2720 ESP, Alexander Grischuk 2710 RUS, Ruslan Ponomariov 2703 UKR, Magnus Carlsen 2698 NOR. Prize fund - $100000. After the event (18th-19th November) there will be a blitz-tournament with participation of Anatoly Karpov RUS, Vishvanatan Anand IND, Rustam Kasimdzhanov UZB, Judit Polgar HUN and the participants of the main competition. The prize fund is $100000.
Round1
Aronian - Morozevich 1-0
Ponomariov - Grischuk 1-0
Shirov - Mamedyarov 1/2
Svidler - Leko 1/2
Carlsen - Gelfand 0-1
        Round2:
Gelfand - Ponomariov 1/2
Svidler - Shirov 1/2
Morozevich - Carlsen 1/2
Leko - Grischuk 1/2
Mamedyarov - Aronian 1/2
        Round3:
Shirov - Leko 1/2
Aronian - Svidler 0-1
Grischuk - Gelfand 1/2
Carlsen - Mamedyarov 1/2
Ponomariov - Morozevich 1-0
Round4:
Svidler - Carlsen 1/2
Shirov - Aronian 0-1
Morozevich - Grischuk 1-0
Mamedyarov - Ponomariov 1/2
Leko - Gelfand 1-0
        Round5:
Ponomariov - Svidler 1/2
Aronian - Leko 1/2
Gelfand - Morozevichr 1/2
Carlsen - Shirov 1/2
Grischuk - Mamedyarov 1/2
        Round6:
Leko - Morozevich 1-0
Aronian - Carlsen 1-0
Svidler - Grischuk 0-1
Mamedyarov - Gelfand 1/2
Shirov - Ponomariov 1/2
Round7:
Ponomariov - Aronian 1/2
Gelfand - Svidler 1-0
Grischuk - Shirov 1-0
Carlsen - Leko 1/2
Morozevich - Mamedyarov 1/2
        Round8:
Aronian - Grischuk 1/2
Leko - Mamedyarov 1/2
Shirov - Gelfand 1/2
Carlsen - Ponomariov 1/2
Svidler - Morozevich 1-0
        Round9:
Ponomariov - Leko 1/2
Mamedyarov - Svidler 1/2
Gelfand - бronian 1/2
Grischuk - Carlsen 1/2
Morozevich - Shirov 1/2
Final standings:
1-3 Ponomariov, Aronian, Leko - 5.5
4 Gelfand - 5.0
5-7 Mamedyarov, Grischuk, Svidler - 4.5
8-9 Shirov, Carlsen - 3.5
10 Morozevich - 3.0
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Games in PGN
The results of the 1st stage of qualification to the blitz-tournament . 6 first places qualify to the main blitz-tournament.
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