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FIDE World Championship, Round 10

FIDE World Championship, Round 10

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Round 10 saw Aronian defeating Grischuk to get back on an even score.

 

The games were:

GM Aronian - GM Grischuk, 1-0

GM Kramnik - GM Anand, 1/2-1/2

GM Gelfand - GM Leko, 1/2-1/2

GM Svidler - GM Morozevich, 1/2-1/2

 

Standings after 10 of 14 rounds:

1) GM Anand (6.5/10)

2) GM Gelfand (5.5/10)

3-5) GM Aronian, GM Kramnik, GM Leko (5/10)

6-7) GM Morozevich, GM Grischuk (4.5/10)

8) GM Svidler (4/10) 

 

On some opening news, we had GM Morozevich playing the first Caro-Kann of the tournament and in the most critical game of the round GM Anand played an interesting sacrifice on move 21 against GM Kramnik in a Moscow variation of the Queen's Gambit. 

 

Now I will provide full commentary and annotations for the game of the round, GM Aronian - GM Grischuk:

 

 

 

And now here are the 3 remaining games from the round:

The pairings for round 11:

GM Anand - GM Morozevich

GM Gelfand - GM Svidler

GM Grischuk - GM Kramnik

GM Leko - GM Aronian 


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