Participants Tal Memorial announced

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Today the Russian Chess Federation announced the participants of this year's Tal Memorial at its website. They are:

Viswanathan Anand (India, 2817)
Magnus Carlsen (Norway, 2823)
Levon Aronian (Armenia, 2807)
Vladimir Kramnik (Russia, 2791)
Sergey Karjakin (Russia, 2772)
Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine, 2765)
Hikaru Nakamura (USA, 2753)
Boris Gelfand (Israel, 2746)
Peter Svidler (Russia, 2740)
Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia, 2718)

The average rating of 2775 is unprecendented for a 10-player round-robin. The tournament will be held from 16 to 25 November in Moscow. November 21st is a rest day. The games start at 15.00 local time; the last round at 12.00.

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