Anand Beats Wang Yue In Nanjing

Anand Beats Wang Yue In Nanjing

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SonofPearl
Oct 26, 2010, 8:36 AM |
38 | Chess Event Coverage

Round six of the Nanjing Pearl Spring Masters saw the world champion Vishy Anand recover from a disappointing first half of the tournament to score his second win.

Anand beat Wang Yue with black to keep his chances of winning the tournament alive.

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On the other hand, both Carlsen and Topalov had to fight hard for draws with the black pieces against Bacrot and Gashimov respectively.

Carlsen's draw against Bacrot ensured that he still leads the event after six rounds.

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The standings after 6 rounds:

 Carlsen, Magnus 2826
 Bacrot, Etienne 2716 4
 Anand, Viswanathan 2800
 Gashimov, Vugar 2719
 Topalov, Veselin 2803 2
 Wang Yue 2732

 

Carlsen will have white against Anand in round 7, Topalov takes on Bacrot, and Gashimov faces Wang Yue.

 

Pictures from the official website

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