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Aronian Wins Amber; Nakamura Ends with Bang Print E-mail
March 24, 2011
AronianCarlsenlead.jpgLevon Aronian won the 20th and final Amber chess tournament in Monaco (March 11-24) by a full point over Magnus Carlsen. Aronian also topped the blindfold competition, finishing a point and a half ahead of World Champion Viswanathan Anand.



Magnus Carlsen, who was recently featured in The New Yorker Magazine won the Rapid competition.


US #1 rated player Nakamura finished in the middle of the pack but ended with a banging win with Black over Vladimir Kramnik.


See more on Nakamura's time at Monte Carlo in Macauley Peterson's report, A First and Final Trip to Amber. You can also watch Macauley's videos on the official website.

November - Chess Life Online 2011

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