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The XX Carlos Torre Memorial took place in Mérida, Yucatán, México 15th-23rd December 2007. GM Vassily Ivanchuk has won the event after defeating GM Pentala Harikrishna in a Rapid playoff 2-0. GM Ivanchuk now has 3 titles from this event after winning in 2004 and 2006.

GM Ivanchuk defeated GM Graf in the semi final match to advance to the final while GM Harikrishna beat GM Nogueiras in the semi final match to advance to the final.

After splitting the first two games, the final match was taken to a 2 game rapid tie-break playoff. Lets take a look at these two playoff games which would lead GM Ivanchuk to the 2007 Torre Memorial title. 

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