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Morozevich beats Kramnik, takes sole lead

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In the third round of the Tal Memorial, Morozevich played the sharp 7.g4 against Kramnik's Semi-Slav, started attacking and... won in crushing style. The Muscovite is now leading with 2.5 points. Shirov lost his third game in a row.

The Tal Memorial takes place 17-31 August at the GUM Exhibition Hall, located close to the Red Square, in Moscow, Russia.


Results round 3, August 20, 2008 Leko - Shirov 1-0 Morozevich - Kramnik 1-0 Ponomariov - Mamedyarov ?Ǭ?-?Ǭ? Ivanchuk - Alekseev ?Ǭ?-?Ǭ? Kamsky - Gelfand ?Ǭ?-?Ǭ?

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Pairings round 4, August 21, 2008 Leko - Morozevich Shirov - Gelfand Alekseev - Kamsky Mamedyarov - Ivanchuk Kramnik - Ponomariov


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