Linares super-tournament, Morelia (Mexico) 16th-25th February, Linares (Spain) 2nd-11th March
Vishvanatan Anand Vishvanatan Anand took the 1st place in the Linares super-tournament held in 2 stages as well as the last year: in Morelia (Mexico) 16th-25th February and in Linares (Spain) 2nd-11th March. Participants: Veselin Topalov BUL 2783, Vishvanatan Anand IND 2779, Peter Leko HUN 2749, Levon Aronian ARM 2744, Alexander Morozevich RUS 2741, Teimur Radjabov AZE 2729, Peter Svidler RUS 2728, Magnus Carlsen NOR 2690.
Playing days are 17th-19th, 21st, 22nd, 24th, 25th February, 2nd-4th, 6th, 7th, 9th and 10th March. The total prize fund is 314000 euro (1st place - 100000, 2nd - 75000, 3rd - 50000, 4th - 30000, 5th - 20000, 6th - 15000, 7th - 13000, 8th - 11000).
Teimour Radjabov withdraws from Morelia/Linares 2007 after a burglary in his father's room and he is replaced by Vassily Ivanchuk.
We express our support to Teimour Radjabov and his father and publish the official Radjabov's press-reliase
The second part of the tournament starts in Linares March 2nd.
Round 1
Svidler - Aronian 1/2
Topalov - Anand 1/2
Ivanchuk - Leko 1/2
Carlsen - Morozevich 1-0
        Round 2
Ivanchuk - Topalov 1-0
Aronian - Carlsen 1/2
Anand - Svidler 1/2
Leko - Morozevich 1/2
        Round 3
Topalov - Leko 1/2
Carlsen - Anand 0-1
Svidler - Ivanchuk 1/2
Morozevich - Aronian 1/2
Round 4 (21.02.2007):
Leko - Aronian 1/2
Anand - Morozevich 1-0
Ivanchuk - Carlsen 0-1
Topalov - Svidler 1/2
        Round 5
Aronian - Anand 1-0
Svidler - Leko 1/2
Morozevich - Ivanchuk 1/2
Carlsen - Topalov 1-0
        Round 6 (24th February)
Carlsen - Leko 1/2
Morozevich - Svidler 1/2
Aronian - Topalov 1/2
Anand - Ivanchuk 1/2
Round 7
Svidler - Carlsen 1/2
Ivanchuk - Aronian 1-0
Leko - Anand 0-1
Topalov - Morozevich 1-0
        Round 8 (2nd March)
Leko - Ivanchuk 1/2
Anand - Topalov 1/2
Aronian - Svidler 1/2
Morozevich - Carlsen 1/2
        Round 9
Carlsen - Aronian 1/2
Svidler - Anand 1/2
Topalov - Ivanchuk 1/2
Morozevich - Leko 1-0
Round 10
Anand - Carlsen 1-0
Ivanchuk - Svidler 1/2
Aronian - Morozevich 1/2
Leko - Topalov 1/2
        Round 11 (6th March)
Aronian - Leko 1/2
Morozevich - Anand 1/2
Carlsen - Ivanchuk 1-0
Svidler - Topalov 1/2
        Round 12
Anand - Aronian 1/2
Topalov - Carlsen 1/2
Ivanchuk - Morozevich 0-1
Leko - Svidler 0-1
Round 13 (9th March)
Aronian - Ivanchuk 1/2
Carlsen - Svidler 1/2
Morozevich - Topalov 1-0
Anand - Leko 1/2
        Round 14
Svidler - Morozevich 0-1
Ivanchuk - Anand 1/2
Topalov - Aronian 1/2
Leko - Carlsen 1-0
Final standings:
1 Anand - 8.5
2-3 Carlsen, Morozevich - 7.5
4-5 Aronian, Svidler - 7.0
6 Ivanchuk - 6.5
7-8 Topalov, Leko - 6.0
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