The Tal memorial is taking place from august 17th to 31st on the Red Square in Russia. At round 3 Morozevich beated Kramink in a Semi-slav, Leko scored a victory against Shirov and Kamsky let the victory go against Gelfand.
After three rounds Morozevich is leading the table with 2.5 points followed by Ivanchuk and Leko half point behind.
Russian GM Evgeny Alekseev scored a win against Yannick Pelletier and tied at the first position with the cuban GM Leinier Dominguez. Dominguez lost with black pieces against the french GM Etienne Bacrot meanwhile Carlsen and Onischuk drew.