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The review of chess events and sites for November, 2006

by Boris Schipkov

The Cap d'Agde rapid tournament 2006 took place in France 26th October - 2nd November.
Final: Karjakin, Sergey - Radjabov, Teimour 1/2, 0-1.
Semifinals: Karjakin, Sergey - Carlsen, Magnus 1/2, 1-0.
Volokitin, Andrei - Radjabov, Teimour 0-1, 0-1.

The Mikhail Tal Memorial 2006 took place in Moscow (Russia) November 5th-19th. Round Robin, category XX.
1-3. Peter Leko, Ruslan Ponomariov, Levon Aronian - 5.5; 4. Boris Gelfand - 5; 5-7. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov; Alexander Grischuk; Peter Svidler - 4.5; 8-9. Alexei Shirov; Magnus Carlsen - 3.5; 10. Alexander Morozevich - 3.
Games (45, zipped pgn)
Blitz Tal Cup: Anand, Judit Polgar, Karpov.
Final: 1. Vishy Anand - 23/34; 2. Levon Aronian - 21; 3-4. Peter Svidler, Teimour Radjabov - 20.5.

The National Chess Congress 2006 was held in Philadelphia (USA) November 25th-27th.
1. Hikaru Nakamura - 5.5/6; 2-4. Alexander Shabalov, Jaan Ehlvest, Justin Sarkar - 5.

The Capablanca Memorial 2006 took place in Cuba November 19th-30th.
1. Ivanchuk, Vassily - 6.5; 2. Bareev, Evgeny - 6; 3. Miton, Kamil - 5; 4. Dominguez, Lenier - 4.5; 5-6. Bruzon, Lazaro; Arencibia, Walter - 4.

The Spanish Championship 2006 took place in Leon 22nd-30th November.
Final: Francisco Vallejo Pons - Salvador Del Rio Angelis 1/2, 1-0.
Semifinals: Francisco Vallejo Pons - Manuel Perez Candelario 1-0, 1/2.
Mario Gomez Esteban - Salvador Del Rio Angelis 0-1, 1/2.

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