Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Carlsen wins Grand Slam

In the final round, Carlsen drew with Nakamura and Ivancuk with Aronian so the top placings were unchanged. According to the rules a blitz tie-breaker had to be played to decide a champion.

The first game was drawn. In the second , Carlsen had a promising position and converted. Thus he is the champion of the 2011 Grand Slam.

Anand managed to beat Vallejo to put the Spaniard back in the cellar.


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