Tata Steel Chess 2012 Tournament – 2nd Round [video] [pgn files]

Levon AronianThe second round of super tournament in Wijk aan Zee brought two wins in 7 games. The winners were Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana who won their games against Hikaru Nakamura and Sergey Karjakin. The other games finished by draw.

These results means that Levon Aronian is on the 1st place after two rounds. He is the only player who won twice. Carlsen, Caruana and Giri have 1,5 points.

The results of the Round 2:
Topalov, V. – Van Wely, L. ½-½
Gashimov, V. – Kamsky, G. ½-½
Ivanchuk, V. – Carlsen, M. ½-½
Aronian, L. – Nakamura, H. 1-0
Caruana, F. – Karjakin, S. 1-0
Giri, A. – Radjabov, T. ½-½
Navara, D. – Gelfand, B. ½-½

Games from Round 2:

Here you can watch the video summarizing games in the 2nd round and containing interviews with Radjabov, Giri, Ivanchuk and Caruana:

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