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Azeri grandmaster beats another world champion

22 March 2011 [12:14] - TODAY.AZ
Monte Carlo hosted the eighth day of the chess tournament. Azerbaijani grandmaster Vugar Hashimov defeated former world champion Russian Vladimir Kramnik with score 1, 5:0, 5.
The blindfold ended in a draw. However in the rapid chess, Vugar forces his rival to surrender after the 39th move. After the 8th round Vugar scored 8 points and shared the 5-6-th place with Russian Alexander Grischuk. The next opponent of the Azerbaijani grandmaster will be Israeli.


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