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|Nakamura Crushing in Moscow|
|June 19, 2013|
Hikaru Nakamura is having a spectacular result so far at the Tal Memorial in Moscow. After a first round loss, he has strong together four wins interrupted by a lone draw.
He is in the clear lead, half a point ahead of Gelfand and a full point ahead of Carlsen, who he faces in round 8 on June 22.
In anticipation of the World Championship match coming to Chennai, India this fall, all eyes were on yesterday's Carlsen-Anand battle.
Carlsen will make his first appearance in a major US tournament at the Sinquefield Cup from September 9-15.
Find the official website of the Tal Memorial here.