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|Tal Memorial Begins in Moscow|
|June 7, 2012|
The Tal Memorial begins in Moscow on June 8 and newly crowned US Champion Hikaru Nakamura is among the competitors, along with GMs Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Taimur Radjabov, Alexander Grischuk, Fabiano Caruana, Alexander Morozevich, Eugene Tomaszewski and Luke McShane.
Today's blitz tournament determined lots. Morozevich won on tiebreak over Carlsen while Hikaru Nakamura finished sixth place. Nakamura begins the tournament with the black pieces against Aronian. Find more information on the official website and the The Week in Chess.
Also find English language commentary by frequent CLO contributor GM Ian Rogers to go with the video at www.chesstv.com.