Sunday, September 25, 2011

GM Aleksej Aleksandrov victorious in Mumbai

The top seed GM Aleksandrov Aleksej (ELO 2657) of Belarus emerged Champion as expected here in the 4th Mayor’s Cup International Chess Tournament 2011 organised by Venus chess Academy and co-sponsored by LIC at the Goregaon Sports club Malad West.

In the 11th round the top seed having white pieces and a lead of one point over GM Kravtsiv Martyn quickly agreed for a draw with GM Deep Sengupta (ELO 2572) in just 8 moves. This is the first time that the Mayor Cup got a clear winner without any one following him.
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