Archive for January 6th, 2009

Russian Champion Peter Svidler won the Aker Chess Challenge beating Magnus Carlsen in the blitz finale. Carlsen had defeated Hikaru Nakamura the previous round in a highly-charged blitz battle. The two had played two rapid games in the previous round with Nakamura taking 1.5/2. However this rematch was soon to set the board ablaze. U.S. […]

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