Nakamura Among Elite Field at Tal Memorial
November 4, 2010
GM Hikaru Nakamura, Photo Suzy Gorman for CCSCSL
The Tal Memorial (November 5-14) begins tomorrow in Moscow. #1 rated US player Hikaru Nakamura joins an elite field which includes Kramnik, Grischuk, Karjakin, Aronian, Gelfand, Shirov, Eljanov, Nakamura, Wang Hao and Mamedyarov. Nakamura will face Mamedyarov with Black in the first round. See complete pairings here. The official site is in Russian, but you can also check the Internet Chess Club for live games starting at 8 AM EST and TWIC, chessvibes and chessdom for reportage. CLO will also offer exclusive midway and final reports by Macauley Peterson. The classical tournament will be followed by the World Blitz Championship.