The 'Pearl Spring' super-tournament in Nanjing is now well-established as one of the strongest closed tournaments of the year. The World's top three, plus three other 2700s make up this year's line-up.
The only winner in round one was Magnus Carlsen:
|Viswanathan Anand||IND||2800||0.5-0.5||Wang Yue||CHN||2732||Slav/Grünfeld|
|Magnus Carlsen||NOR||2826||1-0||Etienne Bacrot||FRA||2716||Scotch Opening|
|Veselin Topalov||BUL||2803||0.5-0.5||Vugar Gashimov||AZE||2719||Slav Defence|
The round two pairings will be tomorrow:
|Wang Yue||CHN||2732||Vugar Gashimov||AZE||2719|
|Etienne Bacrot||FRA||2716||Veselin Topalov||BUL||2803|
|Viswanathan Anand||IND||2800||Magnus Carlsen||NOR||2826|
For those who like to follow the games, in Europe it means an early morning!
Live games can be watch everyday from 3pm local time Live Games
Nanjing 14.30pm Moscow 10.30am
Paris, Madrid 08.30am
New York 02.30am
Los Angeles 23.30pm
For more information go to the Official site
where there is an option for English!
However for results and statistics I prefer Results