Perspective from a Patzer: Dortmund, Round 4

Patzer24
Patzer24
Jun 27, 2007, 3:04 PM |
2 | Chess Event Coverage

Round 4 of Dortmund today had some exciting stuff. Two decisive games today which shook up the standings.

 

The pairings today were Gelfand-Mamedyarov, Alekseev-Leko, Kramnik-Carlsen, and Anand-Naiditsch

 

Let's start by taking a look at the two decisive games from today. The first is Anand-Naiditch. Now I will provide the game with annotations:

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Now lets take a look at the other decisive game from Round 4, Kramnik-Carlsen with annotations
 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are the other two games from round 4, Gelfand-Mamedyarov and Alekseev-Leko without notes. Both games were drawn.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The standings after 4 rounds:  

1: Kramnik (3/4)

2-3: Anand, Alekseev (2.5/4)

4-5: Mamedyarov, Leko (2/4)

6-7: Gelfand, Carlsen (1.5/4)

8: Naiditsch (1/4) 

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