Corus 2010---round 9 report

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Round 9 of corus 2010 has seen defeat of two title contenders. World number 1 Carlsen loses against Kramnik while Nakamura was defeated by Karjakin. According to Kramnik it was his best match in his entire career. Anand now is the only person who has neither lost or won any match, he drew all his 9 matches. Shirov also draw his match and now share first position with Kramnik at 6.5 pts.
In group B giri lost his first match but still hold first position, he leads the group by 0.5 pt with Ni and Ami just behind him. Giri ends group 9 with 6.5pts
The thrilling match between Chao and Robson was ended by defeat of Robson. Robson uptill 8th round was leading Group C with Chao just 0.5 pt behind him. In 9th round Chao played white against Robson and ended the match with win.Chao after 9 round 6.5pts while Robson second with 6 pts
Group A
 

Round 9 - Tuesday the 26thS. Tiviakov - V. Anand½-½J. Smeets - F. Caruana1-0L. van Wely - P. Leko1-0N. Short - L. Dominguez½-½H. Nakamura - S. Karjakin0-1M. Carlsen - V. Kramnik0-1V. Ivanchuk - A. Shirov½-½


STANDINGS AFTER ROUND 9: GRANDMASTER GROUP A

1. A. SHIROV
V. KRAMNIK
3. S. KARJAKIN
M. CARLSEN
5. L. DOMINGUEZ
H. NAKAMURA
V. IVANCHUK
5
8. P. LEKO
V. ANAND
10. F. CARUANA
11. S. TIVIAKOV
L. VAN WELY
N. SHORT
3
14. J. SMEETS




Round 9 - Tuesday the 26th
D. Howell - E. l'Ami0-1A. Muzychuk - A. Giri1-0A. Naiditsch - T. Nyback1-0W. So - E. Sutovsky½-½V. Akobian - Ni0-1P. Negi - D. Reinderman1-0P. Harikrishna - L. Nisipeanu½-½


STANDINGS AFTER ROUND 9: GRANDMASTER GROUP B

1. A. Giri
2. Ni
E. l'Ami
6
4. A. Naiditsch
W. So
6. P. Negi
P. Harikrishna
5
8. D. Howell
9. E. Sutovsky
A. Muzychuk
4
11. L. Nisipeanu
12. T. Nyback 3
13. D. Reinderman
14. V. Akobian 2


Group C

Round 9 - Tuesday the 26th
Z. Peng - S. Swaminathan ½-½
B. Bok - S. Kuipers 1-0
D. Vocaturo - M. Muzychuk 1-0
S. Plukkel - R. Swinkels 0-1
L. Chao - R. Robson 1-0
R. van Kampen - A. Gupta 1-0
K. Lie - N. Grandelius 0-1



STANDINGS AFTER ROUND 9: GRANDMASTER GROUP C

1. L. Chao
2. R. Robson
R. Swinkels
D. Vocaturo
6
5. N. Grandelius
A. Gupta
7. Z. Peng
R. van Kampen
5
9. K. Lie 4
10. S. Kuipers
B. Bok
12. M. Muzychuk 3
13. S. Swaminathan 2
14. S. Plukkel



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