International News Today - Nov 10, 2011

At the European Team Championship in Greece, the sides are ready for the final round battle: Armenia vs Germany. They now share the lead after Germany upset Azerbaijan 2.5-1.5 and Armenia took out Netherlands 3-1. One point back of the leaders are Azerbaijan and Bulgaria.

As usual, I like to take a look at some top individual results by performace rating; Aronian 2847, Mamedyarov 2847, Bauer 2846, Topalov 2837, Grischuk 2807, Olafsson 2807, Adams 2804, and Cheparinov 2804.

The Women's World Championhip starts Sunday, while the Tal Memorial starts on Tuesday.