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Friday, October 22, 2010

2010: Nanjing Pearl Spring Chess Tournament :round 3: All games had decisive results

Photos of the three winners from this round:
Magnus Carlsen 
 


                                                  Vishy Anand 




                                             Etienne Bacrot


  The third round of the Nanjing Pearl Spring Chess Tournament was played today in China. In this round all three games had decisive results! Here are the results from this round of play (the player on the left had the white pieces in the game):

Round 3 (October 22, 2010)
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Carlsen - Wang Yue   result: 1-0 ,  38 moves

Topalov - Anand        result: 0-1,  33 moves

Gashimov-  Bacrot     result: 0-1   45 moves

These results mean the following standings exist in the tournament after 3 rounds of play:


Here are the pairings for round 4 of the tournament (the player on the left has the white pieces in the game):

Round 4: Saturday, October 23, 2010

Veselin Topalov ----Wang Yue
Vugar Gashimov---- Magnus Carlsen
Etienne Bacrot ------Vishy Anand

You can play through all of the games move by move by  going to the following website:

http://www.chessbase.com/news/2010/misc/games/nanjing03.htm 

Comments about round 3 from  the players can be read by going to the following
website:
http://www.chessvibes.com/reports/three-decisive-games-in-third-round-nanjing/#more-31300 

 You can also play through these games from round 3 move-by-move and see computer analysis of the game by going to this website:

http://www.chessdom.com/news-2010/nanjing-chess-2010-live-games 

Best wishes to all of the players for round 4 of the tournament!

2 comments:

Zezebel said...

Its been a while since I play chess. Congratulations to all the winners.

Wayne said...

Zezebel I am sure the winners and all the players thank you for taking an interest in their tournament. It has been a while since I played another human being at chess,I tend to play a program on my computer. Thanks for your comment! :)

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