Rd10 GM Kramnik (2781) – GM Nakamura (2770) {Sparkassen Chess-Meeting }

Tournament winner Vladimir Kramnik took some risks, and then unexpectedly loses to Hikaru in the last round of the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund.

Dortmund 2011 | Round 10 Standings

# Name Rtg Perf 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pts SB
1 Kramnik,V 2781 2868 ½½ 10 11 7 31
2 Le Quang Liem 2715 2769 ½½ ½½ ½½ ½½ 5.5 27
3 Ponomariov,R 2764 2725 10 11 ½½ 5 23.25
4 Giri,A 2701 2737 ½½ 01 ½½ 5 23
5 Nakamura,Hi 2770 2689 01 ½½ 00 ½½ ½1 4.5 22
6 Meier,Geo 2656 2599 00 ½½ ½½ ½0 3 15.25

 

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  1. Kramnik, who was quite down to earth after this loss, said that he deliberately took risks in the last round. “I had nothing to lose, and if I had won I would have overstepped 2800 and would have scored an excellent result here.”…..
    http://www.chessvibes.com/reports/nakamura-beats-kramnik-in-last-round-dortmund/

    Vladimir Kramnik won his 10th Dortmund title but lost to Hikaru Nakamura in the final round after overplaying an advantage.
    http://www.chess.co.uk/twic/malcolmpein/kramnik-wins-dortmund-nakamura-gets-lucky

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