Weekend Grandmaster Chess Events

World Chess Championship

Boris Gelfand won game 7 with the white pieces and is now +1 with 5 games remaining.  This should make the games that much more exciting the rest of the way as Anand needs to play for a win.  You can view the analysis from Rob Newshutz and the Chessbase report for more information.

US Chess Championship

After beating the then leader Gata Kamsky yesterday, Hikaru Nakamura won today’s game to win the 2012 US Championship.  On the women’s side there will be a playoff between Krush and Zatonskih

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