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Sunday, 17 June 2012

Mc Shane's Campaign

GM Luke McShane - Chess News.ru
English chess grandmaster Luke Mc Shane has an interesting tournament in Moscow. In the 7th Tal Memorial he performed very well namely against the "Super GM's" rated 2800+. Mc Shane has got 2 of 3 "scalps" so far. He manage to beat Levon Aronian as well as Vladimir Kramnik and the last man standing, awaiting Luke's chance is Magnus Carlsen.
Mc Shane lost to Grishuk, Radjabov and Caruana, drew with Nakamura and Tomashevsky but today he add another famous victory against Alexander Morozevich.
Before the last round Mc Shane shares 3.-7. place with 4/9 points together with Carlsen, Morozevich, Grishuk and Kramnik. Tournament leader is Fabiano Caruana with 5 points, half a point ahead Teimour Radjabov.
And now the best of McShane's games:

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