The Tal Memorial

posted Nov 4, 2009, 5:41 PM by Amity Chess
The Tal Memorial starts on Thursday (11/5).  The participants include everyone's favorite Norwegian and a few of those old guys like Anand and the always-entertaining-if-not-mild-mannered "Chucky".  It was also very nice of the Russians to put up an english website for the tournament.

Here's the list from ChessBase:
WRn
 Player
Nat.
Rtng
DoB
2
 Magnus Carlsen
NOR
2801
1990
3
 Viswanathan Anand
IND
2788
1969
4
 Levon Aronian
ARM
2786
1982
5
 Vladimir Kramnik
RUS
2772
1975
7
 Boris Gelfand
ISR
2758
1968
8
 Peter Svidler
RUS
2754
1976
9
 Peter Leko
HUN
2752
1979
10
 Alexander Morozevich
RUS
2750
1977
12
 Vassily Ivanchuk
UKR
2739
1969
13
 Ruslan Ponomariov
UKR
2739
1983
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