Aronian Takes Amber; Kamsky Ties for First in Rapid
March 26, 2009
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Gata Kamsky in Amber, Photo Macauley Peterson
GM Levon Aronian took clear first in the Amber Chess Tournament (March 14-26, Nice, France)with two draws in the final round against Veselin Topalov. American contestant Kamsky went 0.5-1.5 in his match against Morozevich today, losing the blindfold game, but still tied for first in the rapids along with Aronian and Anand. Kamsky finished in the middle of the pack in the overall standings and at the bottom in blindfold.




 


Amber Final Standings


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