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November 4, 2008
BocaCLOslide.jpgAfter four rounds of the Continental Championship (Boca Raton, Florida, Nov.2-7) , four GMs are tied for the lead with 3.5/4: American GMs Jaan Ehlvest and GM Alexander Ivanov, GM Manuel Leon Hoyos of Mexico and GM Darcy Lima of Brazil. This event is a World Cup Qualifier-for more details, read the press release and go to the official website. Also check out the round four pairings and live games on Monroi.com. Our Chess Life reporter for the event, GM-elect Josh Friedel, said that when the fast-paced schedule slows down on Thursday, he will blog from Boca Raton. Meanwhile, here are games from each of the leaders.


November - Chess Life Online 2008

UTD Invitational Update Hilton Blogs from Dresden, Part II Julio Becerra Wins Turkey Bowl Norm Tournaments Kick off in DallasU.S. Teams Celebrate Bronze MedalsU.S. Men Win Bronze Too!! Women Take Bronze!! Medal Chances for AmericaLeaders Falter in Dresden USCF Statement on Susan PolgarBiennial Border BattleU.S. Women Beat Russia!Onischuk and Rohonyan Score Big Wins Kinks in Kamsky Match Resolved Big Tests for Americans in Round SevenVictory in Round Six for USA Sarkar Takes Northern Virginia Open Rested Squads Resume ActionU.S. Chess League SemiFinals TonightKamsky-Topalov Negotiated on Rest DayHilton Blogs From Dresden Three-Way Tie in King's Island USA Cruises in Round 5 44th American Open Coming UpGM Rogers on Hits and Misses at the Olympiad Josh on Getting Close at the ContinentalUSA Almost Perfect in Round 3King's Island Kicks OffUSA Stumbles in Round TwoRound 1 Wraps; Round 2 DelayIrina's Dresden Gallery Let the Games Begin in Dresden California Dreamin' in Texas Response from Bulgaria on Kamsky TopalovBoston, Carolina, Miami and Dallas Make USCL Semis William Addison, 1933-2008Gata Speaks on Topalov MatchLarry Kaufman World Senior Champion! Ehlvest Wins Continental and World Cup Spot Larry in Clear Lead at World SeniorOpen Letter on Topalov Kamsky from USCF Ehlvest pulls away at the Continental Action Set for BrownsvilleNew Jersey Knocked OutLarry Kaufman Tied for Lead at World SeniorFour GMs Lead Four Rounds into the Continental Dallas Stomps Belgrade in Intercollegiate MatchIM Kaufman Reports from the World Senior