Carlsen Extends Lead In Biel

Carlsen Extends Lead In Biel

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jul 25, 2011, 1:09 PM |
11 | Chess Event Coverage

Magnus Carlsen (pictured) recovered from a loss yesterday to record his fourth win at Biel, completing the double over Yannick Pelletier.

Alexander Morozevich and Alexei Shirov had a wild encounter which the Russian really should have won, but when the dust finally settled on an amazing game, a draw was agreed.

The clash between Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Fabiano Caruana also ended in a draw.

The standings after 6 rounds:

1  Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2821 13
2  Morozevich, Alexander RUS 2694 10
3  Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2722 7
4  Shirov, Alexei ESP 2714 7
5  Pelletier, Yannick SUI 2590 4
6  Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2711 3

 

 

Shirov and Morozevich played a wild game

Shirov_Moro_Rd6.jpg

 

 

 

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. Live games can be followed from this link at the official website.

 

Photo from the tournament's Facebook Page.

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