Monday, December 17, 2007

The Road to Victory

Congratulations Gata Kamsky

Round 1 Adly, Ahmed (EGY) 2494
Round 2 Avrukh, Boris (ISR) 2641
Round 3 Georgiev, Kiril (BUL) 2649
Round 4 Svidler, Peter (RUS) 2732
Round 5 Ponomariov, Ruslan (UKR) 2705
Round 6 Carlsen, Magnus (NOR) 2714
Round 7 Shirov, Alexei (ESP) 2739

In round 7 game 4 Gata Kamsky a Russian American who lives in Brooklyn New York won the World Cup held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Siberia, Russia 2007. Kamsky has qualified to play a match against Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria, sometime next year. The winner of that match will play the winner of a match between Viswanathan Anand of India, the world champion, and Vladimir Kramnik of Russia. The winner of that match will be the world champion.

Gata Kamsky-Alexei Shirov 1-0

Replay the game with analysis

Alexei Shirov-Gata Kamsky 1/2-1/2

Replay the game with analysis


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