Carlsen Beats Caruana In Biel

Carlsen Beats Caruana In Biel

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Magnus Carlsen continued to show that he is the class of the field by making his third win in four rounds at the Biel tournament in Switzerland.

Carlsen beat Fabiano Caruana to stretch his lead to four points (under the the Bilbao 3-1-0 scoring system that is in operation).  In contrast, Caruana now falls to last place.

The games between Alexei Shriov and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Alexander Morozevich and Yannick Pelletier were both drawn.

Carlsen beat Caruana in round four



The standings after four rounds:

1  Carlsen, Magnus   NOR 2821 10
2  Morozevich, Alexander   RUS 2694 6
3  Shirov, Alexei   ESP 2714 5
4  Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime   FRA 2722 3
5  Pelletier, Yannick   SUI 2590 3
6  Caruana, Fabiano   ITA 2711 2





Games start each day at 14:00 local time (12:00 UTC, 08:00 Eastern), except the final round on 29 July which is three hours earlier.  There are rest days on 21 July and 24 July. Live games can be followed from this link at the official website.


Photo from the tournament's Facebook Page.

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