Kamsky, Nakamura Face Off Friday in Tata Steel
By CLO   
January 26, 2012
gataslide2.jpgThe two highest rated US players, Hikaru Nakamura and Gata Kamsky, face off on Friday, January 27,2012 at Tata Steel chess in Wijk aan Zee (January 13-29). GM Levon Aronian leads the event with 7.5/10.

Update 1/27/2012 12:45 PM EST: The game was a draw in the 9.0-0-0 line of the Dragon Sicilian.


Nakamura has 5.5/10 after two wins in a row in rounds five and six of the tournament.
Meanwhile, Kamsky has rebounded from a tough start to defeat David Navara in round 7 and Sergey Karjakin in round 10. He is now on an even 5/10.



Find the games live on the official website at 7:30 AM EST.

Macauley Peterson wrote an earlier CLO report on Tata Steel Chess, focusing on Nakamura and Kamsky. Also look for a wrap-up by GM Ian Rogers.