News about Tal Memorial 2016

  • November 2016 FIDE Ratings Update
    In the past month, Ian Nepomniachtchi won the Tal Memorial and Pavel Eljanov won the Isle of Man. Thus, we see their ratings improve in the November 2016 FIDE Ratings List. Nepomniachtchi is now at No. 12 with ELO 2767 and Eljanov at No. 16 with ELO 2757. Vladimir Kramnik slid down from No. 2 … Continue reading “November 2016 FIDE Ratings Update”

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  • Ian Nepomniachtchi wins Tal Memorial 2016
    A big achievement by Ian Nepomniachtchi in 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 tournament in Moscow, Russia. He came out the sole leader after he drew his game against Boris Gelfand in the last and final round, while his closest rival in the tournament, Anish Giri, drew his game as well against Li Chao. The match … Continue reading “Ian Nepomniachtchi wins Tal Memorial 2016”

  • More Draws in Round 8 – Tal Memorial 2016
    All games were drawn once again in Round 8 of Tal Memorial 2016. Ian Nepomniachtchi still leads by half a point over Anish Giri. Ranking after Round 8 follows:

  • All Draws in Round 7 Tal Memorial 2016
    It was a quiet day at Moscow, as all 5 games were drawn in the 7th round of Tal Memorial 2016. Round 7 match-ups and results follow:

  • FIDE Ratings Update – October 2016
    A few big tournaments are still ongoing, namely: Isle of Man and Tal Memorial, thus their results are not yet counted for the October update of the FIDE Ratings List. Nevertheless, a few changes happened since last month. Vladimir Kramnik retakes the 2nd place from Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Wesley So overtakes Hikaru Nakamura at the … Continue reading “FIDE Ratings Update – October 2016”

  • Ian Nepomniachtchi retakes the lead at the end of Round 6, Tal Memorial 2016
    Anish Giri lost to Levon Aronian, while Ian Nepomniachtchi won against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in Round 6 of Tal Memorial 2016. Boris Gelfand suffered his 5th loss in 6 games in Round 6 as well. Ranking after Round 6 follows: Replay all the games: 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 (Moscow RUS). Read more.

  • 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 (Moscow RUS)
  • Nepomniachtchi and Giri Lead Tal Memorial 2016 after Round 3
    Ian Nepomniachtchi and Anish Giri win anew in Round 3 of Tal Memorial 2016, this time against Vladimir Kramnik and Evgeny Tomashevsky, respectively. Ranking after Round 3 follows: Replay all games: 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 (Moscow RUS)

  • Tal Memorial 2016 Ranking After Round 2
    In Round 1, we saw Ian Nepomniachtchi winning against Evgeny Tomashevsky, while in Round 2, Viswanathan Anand won against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Anish Giri toppled Boris Gelfand. Thus, ranking after Round 2 follows:

  • Tal Memorial 2016
    Another strong tournament is happening beginning this weekend. It is still strong, with an average rating of 2760, despite the absence of the World Champion, Magnus Carlsen, and the Americans (you know who). See line up in the press release below:

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