Sunday, 4 September 2011

Anand wins Botvinnik Memorial

Sure it was only a rapid tournament, but it was still very strong, and Viswanathan Anand can be pleased with finishing 1.5 points ahead of Karmnik and Aronian. Anand score, who 4.5/6 while Kramnik and Aronion were on 50%. As for the 4th player, nothing went right for Magnus Carlsen finished on 1.5/6, losing all 3 games on the second day.
In the Womens Rapid Viktorija Cmilyte finished in 1st with 4/6, while Anand and Koneru teamed up to win the novelty tandem blitz event.

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