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Tal Memorial Blitz 2014 (Games and Results)

Tal Memorial Blitz 2014

Shakhriyar's day 1 win against Grischuk turned out to be crucial in the end. Grischuk did win the return on day 2. Photo ©

Shakhriyar's day 1 win against Grischuk turned out to be crucial in the end. Grischuk did win the return on day 2. Photo © | http://sochi2014.fide.com

The Tal Memorial Blitz took place 13th-14th November 2014. The event was on the rest day before and morning of game 5 of the World Chess Championship match in Sochi. $100,000 in prizes, $20,000 first place. Players: Kramnik, Karjakin, Svidler, Grischuk, Nepomniachtchi, Tomashevsky, Morozevich, Inarkiev, Kosteniuk, Gelfand, Leko, Mamedyarov.

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won the title with 16/22 by half a point from Alexander Grischuk. Mamedaraov scored 10/11 on the first day and only 6/11 the second and had to win the final round against Sergey Karjakin (who scored well on day 2) to take the title. Grischuk too couldn't quite match his 8/11 on the first day scoring 7.5/11 on day two. Games and final standings.

Tal Memorial Blitz 2014 (Sochi RUS)
Thu 13th Nov 2014 - Fri 14th Nov 2014 - Official Site - Live

Tal Memorial Blitz 2014 (12 players 22 Rds DRR Indiv TC:4m+2spm) - Games in PGN: Games

Tal Memorial Blitz 2014 (12 players 22 Rds DRR Indiv TC: 4m+2spm) - Games in PGN: Games

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Tal Memorial Blitz 2014 Sochi RUS Thu 13th Nov 2014 - Fri 14th Nov 2014
Leading Final Round 22 Standings:
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1Mamedyarov, ShakhriyargAZE2757**10001=11001011111=1111162896
2Grischuk, AlexandergRUS279501**111=111=1=0100==1=1115.52867
3Morozevich, AlexandergRUS27240100**100=011=100=1=1=1112.52774
4Gelfand, BorisgISR27590=0=01**0100==11==11101112.52771
5Karjakin, SergeygRUS277000001=00**0101010111011112.52770
6Svidler, PetergRUS2743010=001100**100011001111122759
7Nepomniachtchi, IangRUS2714010=0===1001**011=010=11112725
8Kramnik, VladimirgRUS276000100100101110**==01010110.52707
9Leko, PetergHUN273100011===00000===**====11102688
10Inarkiev, ErnestogRUS26880===0=0000111000==**01119.52678
11Tomashevsky, EvgenygRUS2714000=0=0100001=10==10**1082623
12Kosteniuk, AlexandragRUS25410000000000000010000001**22358
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