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Anand games Live from the Tal Memorial 2016

by ChessBase India - 02/10/2016

The category 21 tournament Tal Memorial 2016 featuring ex-world champions Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand and eight other top players begins from the 25th of September 2016. On this page you will be able to follow the live games of Anand from the event. While watching the games you can make use of the powerful functions like Livebook, Let's check, Engine Analysis, sharing the game and moves on a social platform and much more.

The 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial will be held from the 25th of September to 6th of October 2016. It will be played in the Museum of Russian Impressionism in Moscow. The total prize fund is 200,000 USD.

After playing in the Sinquefield Cup, Anand is back in action in this category 21 tournament (picture by Lennart Ootes) 

List of Participants

1. Vladimir Kramnik (Russia, 2808)
2. Levon Aronian (Armenia, 2795)
3. Vishy Anand (India, 2776)
4. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan, 2761)
5. Anish Giri (Netherlands, 2755)
6. Li Chao (China, 2746)
7. Peter Svidler (Russia, 2745)
8. Boris Gelfand (Israel, 2743)
9. Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia, 2740)
10. Evgeny Tomashevsky (Russia, 2731)


There is an inaugural blitz tournament which will be held on 25th of September at 9.30 p.m. IST. The main tournament will begin from 26th of September and the rounds will be at 5.30 p.m. IST.

In this image you can see a young Vishy Anand and Mikhail Tal captured in one frame! Did you know what was the name of the chess academy where Anand first went when he was seven years old? Tal Chess Academy in Chennai!


The 2016 Tal Memorial begins at 05.30 PM IST. Do catch the action LIVE in the ChessBase India!

Live game of Vishy Anand 

Anand's game will be seen live once the round begins. See the other four games by clicking MORE.


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