News about GM Alexander Morozevich
GM Alex Morozevich
sailed through the early rounds of the FIDE Championship held in New Delhi in
December, but was eliminated in a series of wild games with the talented
Vladislav Tkachiev, who in turn was eliminated by Shirov in the quarterfinals.
Our Annotated Games section has four games from New
Delhi annotated by GM Morozevich, including one of the games with Tkachiev.
Morozevich was coming off a fine performance in the
Istanbul Olympiad. He took a bronze medal for board two men in individual
results and was also awarded the Best Performance Rating for men.