Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Carlsen lead in Second Nanjing Pearl Spring Chess Tournament

After round 8, Magnus Carlsen still lead with margin 2.0 to his nearest rival, Vaselin Topalov. After trained with living legend, Garry Kasparov, Magnus Carlsen now ready to become world No. 1 and also world champion.

This event, organized by the Municipal People’s Government of Nanjing, is taking place from 27th September to 9th October 2009 in Nanjing, China. Time controls are 90 minutes for 40 moves and 60 minutes for the rest of the game, with no increment. The tournament is a six-player double round robin and has a total prize fund of 250,000 Euros, with the winner taking 80,000 Euros.

Some game of Magnus Carlsen in Nanjing.