FIDE World Championship, Round 5

FIDE World Championship, Round 5

Patzer24
Patzer24
Sep 19, 2007, 8:19 AM |
11 | Chess Event Coverage

Anand takes a win off of Svidler to take first place after 5 rounds!

After a rest day round 5 saw 3 decisive games shaking up the standings.

The games for round 5 were as follows:

GM Anand - GM Svidler, 1-0

GM Gelfand - GM Aronian, 1-0

GM Grischuk - GM Morozevich, 1-0

GM Leko - GM Kramnik, 1/2-1/2

Now I will provide commentary and anotations of the most important game of the round, GM Anand - GM Svidler:

 

 

 

And here are the other 3 games from the 5th round:

The standings after 5 rounds:

1) GM Anand (3.5/5)

2-4) GM Kramnik, GM Gelfand, GM Grischuk (3/5)

5-7) GM Leko, GM Aronian, GM Morozevich (2/5)

8) GM Svidler (1.5/5)

 

The pairings for round 6:

GM Anand - GM Grischuk

GM Kramnik - GM Gelfand

GM Morozevich - GM Leko

GM Svidler - GM Aronian


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