Levon Aronian and Magnus Carlsen are joint winners of the Corus Chess Tournament 2008. Print
Sunday, 27 January 2008 00:00
Levon Aronian and Magnus Carlsen drew their games in the last round, and are the joint winners of the 70th Corus Chess Tournament Grandmaster Group A. Vishy Anand could have joined them with a win over Vladimir Kramnik, but after a hard fought game, had to content himself with a draw.

Levon Aronian and Magnus Carlsen drew their games in the last round, and are the joint winners of the 70th Corus Chess Tournament Grandmaster Group A. Vishy Anand could have joined them with a win over Vladimir Kramnik, but after a hard fought game, had to content himself with a draw.

The 2008 Corus Chess Tournament took place in the De Moriaan Community Centre in Wijk aan Zee from 11 to 27 January .

The top 'A' section pitted 14 of the world's best chess players against each other in a round-robin tournament. They are: Viswanathan Anand (IND), Vladimir Kramnik (RUS), Veselin Topalov (BUL), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (AZE), Peter Leko (HUN), Vassily Ivanchuk (UKR), Levon Aronian (ARM), Boris Gelfand (ISR), Teimour Radjabov (AZE), Magnus Carlsen (NOR), Michael Adams (ENG), Judit Polgar (HUN), Pavel Eljanov (UKR), Loek Van Wely (NED).


Final standings of Grandmaster Group 'A':

1. L. Aronian 8
2. M. Carlsen 8
3. V. Anand 7,5
4. T. Radjabov 7,5
5. P. Leko 7
6. V. Ivanchuk 7
7. V. Kramnik 6,5
8. M. Adams 6,5
9. V. Topalov 6
10. J. Polgar 6
11. S. Mamedyarov 6
12. P. Eljanov 5
13. B. Gelfand 5
14. L. Van Wely 5


Please visit the Official Site to see the results of the other groups.
 
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