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|Double Silver for Nakamura in Beijing|
|December 18, 2012|
Reigning US Chess Champion and World #9 ranked Nakamura earned two silver medals at the SportAccord World Mind Games in Beijing, China (December 12-19) in both rapid and blitz divisions. French GM Laurent Fressinet earned gold in the rapid on tiebreak, while Sergey Karjakin took gold in blitz for Russia. Check out two of Nakamura's rapid victories:
GM Gata Kamsky finished 7th in the rapid and 12th in the blitz while Four-time US Women's chess champion IM Anna Zatonskih finished in the middle of the pack in the blitz and in 12th in the rapid.
Find tournament and game highlights (including a victory by Nakamura over Grischuk, which you can also play through above) on this informative clip from the mind games channel.
Blindfold events will be held on the 18th and 19th. Stay tuned on the official website and YouTube channel.