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Biel/Bienne 2012 Round 2 Broadcast at ChessFriends.com

Stanislav Pavlovič | July 24, 2012 – 14:25No Comment | 501 views
Biel/Bienne 2012 Round 2 Broadcast at ChessFriends.com

The Grandmasters Tournament at Biel/Bienne International Chess Festival 2012 has commenced yesterday, July 23. Six chess players from the world’s top 50 are taking part at the tournament, including world’s top player, Magnus Carlsen. The tournament will be broadcast at the Broadcasts section of our site, starting with the second round.In addition to Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Morozevich, Wang Hao, Etienne Bacrot at Anish Giri are also participating. The rankings and ratings of participants can be found in this table:

List of participants
Name Fed Year Ranking Rating
Magnus Carlsen Norway 1990, 21 yo FIDE 1 2837
Hikaru Nakamura USA 1987, 25 yo FIDE 7 2778
Alexander Morozevich Russia 1977, 35 yo FIDE 9 2770
Wang Hao China 1989, 23 yo FIDE 15 2739
Etienne Bacrot France 1983, 29 yo FIDE 31 2713
Anish Giri nl 1994, 18 yo FIDE 49 2696

The results of the first round were as follows:

23.07.2012 14:00: Round 1
Magnus Carlsen - Hikaru Nakamura ½ – ½
Wang Hao - Etienne Bacrot 1 – 0
Alexander Morozevich - Anish Giri 0 – 1

The standings after round 1:

1. Wang Hao 2739 China 3
Anish Giri 2696 nl 3
3. Magnus Carlsen 2837 Norway 1
Hikaru Nakamura 2778 USA 1
5. Alexander Morozevich 2770 Russia 0
Etienne Bacrot 2713 Russia 0

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