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Morozevich has won Amber - tournament from the first






In Monte - Karlo has come to the end eleventh Amber - the tournament traditionally passing on personal means of chess patron of art J van Osteroma. Twelve grand masters have battled with each other in fast chess and blindly .
the Victory in the general offset was celebrated by the debutant of these competitions Russian Alexander Morozevich who has typed 15 points from 22. In final round he has won against the Dutch of the Hatch van Conducted with account 1. 5:0. 5. The young Muscovite has shown uncommon abilities in game blindly. Without a board and figures it has typed 9 of 11 points, without having suffered any defeat. It is interesting that it is the first tournament victory of Morozevicha since 1998.

the second place at Alexey Shirov representing Spain. It was in the lead all tournament and has passed forward Morozevicha only before final round. Shirov has finished tournament by a victory (1. 5:0. 5) over the world champion Russian Vladimir Kramnik, however and this success has not allowed it to catch up with Morozevicha.


the Third place was occupied with Hungarian Peter Leko who has made remarkable jerk in the middle of tournament. Only the fourth there was a finalist of recent World championship FIDE Ukrainian Vasily Ivanchuk. Israeli Boris Gelfand, the second year successively taking priority in fast chess, in the general offset was content with a sharing of the fifth - the seventh place with Russian Evgenie Bareevym and Veselin Topalov from Bulgaria.


tournament for Vladimir Kramnik has come to the end with full fiasco. It has typed only 50 % of points and has taken the eighth place. It is difficult to remember, when the world champion acted so unsuccessfully. On it informs clubkasparov. ru.