Friday, November 06, 2009


The Tal Memorial Chess Tournament is named after Mikhail Tal the 8th world chess champion.He died at the age of 55 years old in Moscow June 1992.He also known as The Magician From Riga.His is famous for sacrificed material in search for the initiative.

The tournament which started in 2006 now continue with 2009 edition.I had the opportunity to follow the category 21 event last night live.Ten of world class granmasters took part and for those with access with live games sure will enjoy the live broadcast.Round starts at 8.00 pm Malaysia time.

Round 1 however all five boards ended with a draw.Will the defending champion Ivanchuk able to defence the title ?May be we have to wait until the event finished on 14th November.You can go to playchess com to download and also chessdom com to watch live games.

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