Anand defeats time by IM Juan Armando Röhl Montes
Foto: Amruta Mokal

Anand defeats time by IM Juan Armando Röhl Montes

juanrohl
IM juanrohl
Mar 12, 2018, 7:47 AM |
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The GM and Hindu ExWorld Champion Viswanathan Anand triumphed, surprisingly, in the Tal Memorial Rapid Tournament held in Moscow. The event that remembers one of the greatest attack players of all time (The Latvian Champion Mikhail Tal), was attended by the Russian World Ex-Champion Vladimir Kramnik and a host of stars, such as the American Hikaru Nakamura, the Azerbaijani Shakriyar Mamedyarov, among others. Before them, the "Tiger of Madras" again showed his brilliant talent and, with 6 of 9 (fruit of 4 wins, 4 draws and one defeat) was imposed with a Performance of 2884. Thus, Vishy again shows that the age It is not an impediment, for the achievement of high sporting results in Chess.

The Russian GM Sergey Karjakin dominated The Blitz Tournament, managed 10 of 13 possible, with 8 wins, 4 draws and one defeat at the hands of Kramnik. In the second place was the North American GM Nakamura. The Candidates Tournament, which will choose the next challenger to the title held by the Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen since 2013, will start tomorrow in Berlin. Armenian GM Levon Aronian, with brilliant performances over the past year, is a favourite.

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The new List of the International Chess Federation appeared, corresponding to the month of March. It is led, in our country, by the Caracas GM Eduardo Iturrizaga with 2624, followed by the IMs (based in Spain) José Rafael Gascón with 2496 and Daniel Pulvett with 2459, fourth appears the brand-new IM Ronald Brizuela with 2417, followed by the FM Pedro Martínez with 2413. The Feminine Ranking is led by WGM and IM Saraí Sánchez with 2181 followed by WIM Jorcerys Montilla with 2150.

Let's see below a study of the Russian composer Zinovy ​​Birnov from 1947, which shows once again the importance of accurate calculation, in the decisive moments of the fight.

 

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