Norway 2013 Rd7: Karjakin, Carlsen, and Anand win

5/15/2013 – After a near miss in the previous round, Vishy Anand steamrolled Teimur Radjabov with black in impressive fashion. Sergey Karjakin showed he was not going to relinquish his pole position without a fight, and beat Hikaru Nakamura to secure his lead, while Magnus Carlsen outplayed Jon Hammer and stays in the race. Full report with analysis by GM Gilberto Milos.

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Norway Chess 2013

The Norway Chess 2013 Super Tournament is one of the strongest super tournaments ever and is held from May 7th to 18th 2013 in several different locations in the Stavanger-region of Norway: Quality Residence Hotel, Sandnes (six rounds); Stavanger Konserthus, Stavanger (one round); Fabrikkhallen til Aarbakke AS, Bryne (one round); Flor & Fjære, Sør-Hidle (one round).

 

Tourney structure: nine-round round robin
Time control: 100 minutes/40 moves + 50 minutes/20 moves + 15 minutes + 30 seconds/move starting with the first move
Game start: daily 15:00 (server time), last round 12:00
Rest day: 11th May and 16th May
Rules & Tiebreak Rules: The “Sofia rules” will apply. A tie for first place will be decided by a blitz match.

Round seven

Round 7: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in Sør Hidle
Wang Hao
½-½
Levon Aronian
Jon Ludvig Hammer
0-1
Magnus Carlsen
Peter Svidler
½-½
Veselin Topalov
Teimour Radjabov
0-1
Viswanathan Anand
Sergey Karjakin
1-0
Hikaru Nakamura

It is getting to the point where one must ask oneself whether there isn’t some hidden aspect of Norway that lends itself to higher than usual levels of testosterone and a strong inclination to fight. Whatever the case, the Viking spirit continues to reign in the Norway Chess tournament as three of the five games ended in a decisive result. So far more than 50% of the games have ended with only one king standing, to the delight of the spectators.

Though the weather refused to cooperate, this was the view outside

The round today was held on the beautiful island of Flor & Fjaere and the players had to reach it by boat. Unfortunately the weather was cold and rainy, but as can be seen in the pictures, in sunnier conditions it must be breathtaking. Though the players have all expressed understanding of the desire to share the event with more than one locale in the country, they have also noted over the rounds that the constant moving and changes have added an extra strain beyond the usual in such a tournament.

The players had to arrive to the venue by boat

Wang Hao and Levon Aronian played an interesting game as the Armenian took risks in against Hao’s  Reti to provoke chances to fight for a win as black, though this was not without genuine danger to himself. Wang Hao acquired a good advantage, though not decisive, and Aronian fought back and eventually drew.

After yesterday’s missed win, Vishy Anand was able to close the deal this time as he steamrolled Teimour Radjabov with on the black side of a Catalan with an ease only possible due to numerous mistakes by the Azeri. Anand commiserated as he commented alone in the press conference, but be that as it may, it only ended as incisively as it did because of the contrasting precision by the world champion. Whatever it is that ails the Azeri, he has withdrawn from the forthcoming FIDE Grand Prix in Thessaloniki to be replaced by French GM Etienne Bacrot. As a result, Anand moves into third with 4.0/7.

A serene Anand had a very clear-cut win today and moves to third

GM Gilberto Milos annotates Radjabov-Anand:

[Event "Norway Chess 2013"] [Site "Stavanger"] [Date "2013.05.15"] [Round "7"] [White "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Black "Anand, Viswanathan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2745"] [BlackElo "2783"] [Annotator "GM Gilberto Milos"] [PlyCount "68"] [EventDate "2013.??.??"] [EventCountry "NOR"] [TimeControl "40/6000+30:20/3000:900+30"] 1. d4 {0} Nf6 {0} 2. c4 {0} e6 {0} 3. Nf3 {0} d5 {0} 4. g3 {14} dxc4 {0} 5. Bg2 {18} c5 {4} 6. Qa4+ {225} Bd7 {136} 7. Qxc4 {78} Bc6 {25} 8. O-O {183} Nbd7 {54 } 9. Nc3 {324} (9. Be3) 9... Rc8 {149} 10. Be3 $2 {It's difficult to say exactly when Radjabov lost this game but certainly this was the start.} ({He should have played} 10. Qd3) 10... b5 $1 {Anand wins a lot of space in the queenside with tempo and is already better.} 11. Qd3 {168} b4 {44} 12. Nb1 {65} c4 {36} 13. Qc2 {5} Be7 {334} 14. a3 {265} b3 {A difficult move. Most players would choose a5 controlling the square c3 but the world champion plans to control the light squares and ...b3 is in line with this plan.} 15. Qc1 {49} Nb6 {30} 16. Nc3 {25} Nfd5 {156} 17. Bd2 {142} O-O {41} 18. Ne5 {801} ({Perhaps } 18. Re1 {is better but Black is better after} Nxc3 19. Bxc3 Be4) 18... Nxc3 { 57} 19. Bxc3 {4} Bxg2 {44} 20. Kxg2 {2} Na4 {42} 21. Re1 {512} (21. e4 f6 $1 22. Nf3 f5 $1 {and soon the black queen will go to d5.}) 21... f5 $1 {50} 22. f3 {231} Bg5 {192} 23. e3 {20} Bf6 {37 Black controls the light squares and White's bishop on c3 is a bad piece.} 24. e4 {325} Bxe5 {699} 25. dxe5 {3} fxe4 {28} 26. Rxe4 {75} Qd3 {39} 27. Re3 {28} Qd5 {245} 28. Qe1 {126} Rfd8 {16} 29. Rc1 {153} Qb5 {55 To play the decisive ...Rd3.} 30. Rd1 {1291} Rd3 {after this move White has no defense. Black will use one of the central open lines to invade the position.} 31. Rexd3 {6} ({If} 31. Rc1 Rcd8 32. h4 (32. Bb4 Nxb2) 32... Rxe3 33. Qxe3 Rd3 34. Qxa7 Nxc3 35. Rxc3 Rxc3 36. bxc3 h5 {avoiding perpetuals and the b-pawn wins the game.}) 31... cxd3 {9} 32. Bd4 {2} Qc4 {25} 33. Be3 {807} Nxb2 {15} 34. Rc1 {3} d2 {11 A great strategic game by Anand!} ( 34... d2 35. Qxd2 ({If} 35. Bxd2 Nd3 $1 36. Rxc4 Nxe1+ 37. Bxe1 Rxc4 {and the pawn will queen.}) 35... Qxc1 36. Qxc1 Rxc1 37. Bxc1 Nd3 38. Bg5 b2) 0-1

Peter Svidler and Veselin Topalov played a Sicilian Moscow that has been quite popular of late though it quickly degenerated into an endgame. Svidler had hoped to play for an edge, and was quite critical of himself in the post-mortem, as he explained that his gut had been to play 24.b4 instead of 24.f4 as in the game, but for whatever reason he talked himself out of it, which he was not happy about.

Sergey Karjakin is not about to relinquish his pole position without a fight

Tournament leader Sergey Karjakin played Hikaru Nakamura and after his close call against Anand the day before, his state of mind was unclear. The two played a Sicilian Najdorf, with a Dragon flavor, in which the American started out with good chances, but missed the most precise continuation such as 15…Rac8. Nakamura’s inaccuracies led to a very bad position where he gave up the queen for rook and knight and could only wait to see how long it would take Karjakin to put him out of his misery. The Russian did and secured his lead with an anxious Carlsen breathing down his neck.

GM Gilberto Milos annotates Karjakin-Nakamura:

[Event "Norway Chess 2013"] [Site "Stavanger"] [Date "2013.05.15"] [Round "7"] [White "Karjakin, Sergey"] [Black "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B94"] [WhiteElo "2767"] [BlackElo "2775"] [Annotator "GM Gilberto Milos"] [PlyCount "117"] [EventDate "2013.??.??"] [EventCountry "NOR"] [TimeControl "40/6000+30:20/3000:900+30"] 1. e4 {0} c5 {0} 2. Nf3 {0} d6 {0} 3. d4 {0} cxd4 {0} 4. Nxd4 {0} Nf6 {0} 5. Nc3 {0} a6 {0} 6. Bg5 {6} Nbd7 {5} 7. Qe2 {23} g6 {A strange but playable mix between Najdorf and Dragon.} 8. O-O-O {165} Bg7 {23} 9. f4 {540} Qa5 {485} 10. g3 {1182} h6 {357} 11. Bxf6 {397} Nxf6 {25} 12. Bg2 {386} Bg4 {469} 13. Bf3 {14 } Bxf3 {4} 14. Qxf3 {67} O-O {200} 15. Rhe1 {24} Nd7 {576} 16. Nb3 {237} Qc7 { A necessary retreat since after} (16... Qd8 17. e5 {is strong.}) 17. Nd5 {24} Qd8 {4} 18. h4 $1 {Slow but very good. If Black plays h5 then White can play g4 later otherwise White will advance this pawn and open Black's king.} Rc8 { 172} (18... h5) 19. h5 {421} e6 {535} 20. Nc3 {20 Curious. Krajakin is not worried about doubling pawns.} (20. Ne3 {seems more natural.}) 20... Bxc3 {138} 21. bxc3 {8} Qf6 {1} 22. hxg6 {203} fxg6 {338} (22... Rxc3 {was the computer option}) 23. Rxd6 {310} Ne5 $2 {A serious and maybe decisive mistake.} (23... Rxc3 {was necessary.}) 24. Qh1 {108} (24. Qd1 {was also strong.} Nc4 25. e5) 24... Nc4 {7} 25. e5 {8} Qf7 {1} 26. Rd4 {229} h5 {23} 27. Qe4 {With this pawn structure, control of the open line, and a centralized queen, White is winning. } b5 {173} 28. Red1 {150} Rc7 {728} 29. Nc5 $1 {26 The decisive move, forcing the penetration on the seventh rank.} Rxc5 {There is no solution for Black.} ( 29... Nb6 30. Nxe6 Qxe6 31. Rd6 {and the knight on b6 is falling as well as the g6 pawn.}) 30. Rd7 {21} Rc7 {2} (30... Qe8 31. Qb7 Rf7 32. Rxf7 Qxf7 33. Rd8+ Kg7 34. Rd7) 31. Rxf7 {28} Kxf7 {2} 32. g4 {Though the White win is slow, it is also easy and Sergey does his job.} hxg4 {48} 33. Rh1 {153} Kg7 {95} 34. Qg2 {16} Rh8 {48} 35. Rxh8 {9} Kxh8 {2} 36. Qxg4 {12} Rh7 {12} 37. Qd1 {53} Rf7 {10} 38. Qd4 {135} Kg7 {124} 39. Kd1 {44} g5 {83} 40. fxg5 {179} Kg6 {98} 41. Qh4 {3009} Nxe5 {3043} 42. Qh3 {0} Kxg5 {93} 43. Qxe6 {0} Rf5 {0} 44. Qxa6 {0} Nc4 {0} 45. Ke2 {20} Re5+ {0} 46. Kf2 {0} Ne3 {0} 47. Qa7 {0} Ng4+ {0} 48. Kf3 {0} Rf5+ {0} 49. Ke2 {0} Re5+ {0} 50. Kd2 {0} Rd5+ {0} 51. Kc1 {0} Kf4 {0} 52. Qf7+ {0} Ke4 {0} 53. Qh7+ {0} Kf4 {0} 54. Qh4 {0} Re5 {0} 55. Kb2 {0} Kf3 {0} 56. c4 {0} Ne3 {0} 57. Qf6+ {0} Ke4 {0} 58. Qc6+ {0} Kd4 {0} 59. Qd6+ {0} 1-0

The Battle of the Vikings begins

Magnus Carlsen supposedly played his easiest opponent today, Jon Hammer, rated over 250 Elo less, but that was not the whole story. He has usually had trouble playing his best against his compatriot, and this was one of the greatest reasons the outcome was not as clear cut as one would expect. Hammer played an Open Catalan and accounted himself quite well as he never let Magnus show so much as the shadow of an advantage. As the time control approached, this changed, and several mistakes by Jon left him with a hopeless endgame and he resigned on move 40.

GM Daniel King provides video analysis of Karjakin vs Nakamura and Hammer vs Carlsen 

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[Event "Norway Chess 2013"] [Site "Stavanger"] [Date "2013.05.15"] [Round "7"] [White "Svidler, Peter"] [Black "Topalov, Veselin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2769"] [BlackElo "2793"] [Annotator ""] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2013.??.??"] [EventCountry "NOR"] [TimeControl "40/6000+30:20/3000:900+30"] 1. e4 {0} c5 {0} 2. Nf3 {0} d6 {0} 3. Bb5+ {0} Nd7 {0} 4. O-O {2} Ngf6 {0} 5. d4 {231} cxd4 {54} 6. Qxd4 {13} a6 {302} 7. Bxd7+ {117} Bxd7 {6} 8. Bg5 {57} e6 {7} 9. Nbd2 {561} Bc6 {489} 10. Rfd1 {494} Be7 {419} 11. e5 {742} dxe5 {27} 12. Qxd8+ {67} Rxd8 {18} 13. Nxe5 {6} Rd5 {515} 14. Ndf3 {51} Rxd1+ {183} 15. Rxd1 {7} Be4 {356} 16. Rd4 {661} Bxf3 {150} 17. Nxf3 {348} Nd5 {64} 18. c4 {503} Nb4 {51} 19. Bxe7 {79} Kxe7 {8} 20. Ne5 {16} Rd8 {1011} 21. Rxd8 {17} Kxd8 {4} 22. a3 {6} Nc6 {3} 23. Nxc6+ {35} bxc6 {7} 24. f4 {522} c5 {220} 25. b4 {16} a5 { 139} 26. b5 {25} f5 {19} 27. Kf2 {160} a4 {21} 28. Kg3 {64} g6 {16} 29. Kh4 { 163} h6 {11} 30. g4 {15} Kd7 {10} 31. gxf5 {13} exf5 {6} 32. Kg3 {3} Kc7 {10} 33. h4 {5} h5 {5} 34. Kf2 {4} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Norway Chess 2013"] [Site "Stavanger"] [Date "2013.05.15"] [Round "7"] [White "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Black "Anand, Viswanathan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2745"] [BlackElo "2783"] [Annotator ""] [PlyCount "68"] [EventDate "2013.??.??"] [EventCountry "NOR"] [TimeControl "40/6000+30:20/3000:900+30"] 1. d4 {0} Nf6 {0} 2. c4 {0} e6 {0} 3. Nf3 {0} d5 {0} 4. g3 {14} dxc4 {0} 5. Bg2 {18} c5 {4} 6. Qa4+ {225} Bd7 {136} 7. Qxc4 {78} Bc6 {25} 8. O-O {183} Nbd7 {54 } 9. Nc3 {324} Rc8 {149} 10. Be3 {715} b5 {850} 11. Qd3 {168} b4 {44} 12. Nb1 { 65} c4 {36} 13. Qc2 {5} Be7 {334} 14. a3 {265} b3 {154} 15. Qc1 {49} Nb6 {30} 16. Nc3 {25} Nfd5 {156} 17. Bd2 {142} O-O {41} 18. Ne5 {801} Nxc3 {57} 19. Bxc3 {4} Bxg2 {44} 20. Kxg2 {2} Na4 {42} 21. Re1 {512} f5 {50} 22. f3 {231} Bg5 {192 } 23. e3 {20} Bf6 {37} 24. e4 {325} Bxe5 {699} 25. dxe5 {3} fxe4 {28} 26. Rxe4 {75} Qd3 {39} 27. Re3 {28} Qd5 {245} 28. Qe1 {126} Rfd8 {16} 29. Rc1 {153} Qb5 {55} 30. Rd1 {1291} Rd3 {597} 31. Rexd3 {6} cxd3 {9} 32. Bd4 {2} Qc4 {25} 33. Be3 {807} Nxb2 {15} 34. Rc1 {3} d2 {11} 0-1 [Event "Norway Chess 2013"] [Site "Stavanger"] [Date "2013.05.15"] [Round "7"] [White "Wang, Hao"] [Black "Aronian, Levon"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2743"] [BlackElo "2813"] [Annotator ""] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2013.??.??"] [EventCountry "NOR"] [TimeControl "40/6000+30:20/3000:900+30"] 1. Nf3 {0} d5 {0} 2. g3 {0} Bg4 {5} 3. Bg2 {0} Nd7 {6} 4. c4 {5} e6 {15} 5. O-O {58} Ngf6 {43} 6. d3 {435} dxc4 {284} 7. dxc4 {7} Be7 {26} 8. Nc3 {369} O-O 9. Nh4 {172} c6 {343} 10. h3 {19} Bh5 {4} 11. g4 {50} Ne8 {142} 12. Nf3 {317} Bg6 {7} 13. Bf4 {33} f6 {1384} 14. Nd4 {589} Nc5 {226} 15. Be3 {354} a5 16. Nb3 { 872} Nd7 {550} 17. Na4 {30} Qc7 {990} 18. Nbc5 {362} Nxc5 {78} 19. Nxc5 {84} Bf7 {186} 20. Qd7 {614} Bxc5 {201} 21. Qxc7 {9} Nxc7 {3} 22. Bxc5 {6} Rfc8 {42} 23. f4 {149} e5 {110} 24. fxe5 {214} fxe5 {10} 25. b3 {8} Ne6 {34} 26. Be3 {10} Re8 {615} 27. Rad1 {167} Re7 {169} 28. a3 {512} h6 {265} 29. Rd6 {529} Rae8 { 144} 30. Be4 {121} Nf4 {339} 31. Bxf4 {28} exf4 {5} 32. Bd3 {45} g5 {295} 33. Rxh6 {6} Kg7 {20} 34. Rh7+ {396} Kg8 {8} 35. Rh6 {5} Kg7 {3} 36. Rh7+ {53} Kg8 {4} 37. Rh6 {3} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Norway Chess 2013"] [Site "Stavanger"] [Date "2013.05.15"] [Round "7"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2608"] [BlackElo "2868"] [Annotator ""] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2013.??.??"] [EventCountry "NOR"] [TimeControl "40/6000+30:20/3000:900+30"] 1. d4 {0} Nf6 {0} 2. c4 {0} e6 {0} 3. Nf3 {0} d5 {44} 4. g3 {7} dxc4 {45} 5. Bg2 {7} Bb4+ {27} 6. Bd2 {9} a5 {9} 7. Qc2 {59} Bxd2+ {155} 8. Qxd2 {10} c6 {42 } 9. a4 {7} Ne4 {11} 10. Qc2 {803} Nd6 {23} 11. Nbd2 {334} Na6 {403} 12. Nxc4 { 167} Nb4 {6} 13. Nxd6+ {343} Qxd6 {6} 14. Qd2 {87} O-O {275} 15. O-O {5} Rd8 { 66} 16. Rfd1 {391} b6 {49} 17. Qc3 {301} Ba6 {112} 18. Rd2 {18} Rac8 {221} 19. Rad1 {40} Qe7 {552} 20. h4 {347} c5 {868} 21. dxc5 {194} Rd5 {347} 22. Rxd5 { 529} Nxd5 {50} 23. Qe5 {15} Qxc5 {1033} 24. Bh3 {865} Re8 {973} 25. Nd4 {370} Kf8 {1138} 26. Bf1 {167} Rc8 {171} 27. Nb5 {715} Bxb5 {36} 28. axb5 {6} Nf6 {83 } 29. Qd6+ {78} Ke8 {10} 30. Qd3 {262} Qd5 {37} 31. Qxd5 {105} exd5 {9} 32. e4 {462} Rc2 {94} 33. e5 {14} Ne4 {29} 34. Rxd5 {38} Rxb2 {4} 35. Rd4 {165} Rb4 { 63} 36. Rd1 {66} a4 {13} 37. Bg2 {17} Nc3 {44} 38. Bc6+ {12} Ke7 {2} 39. Rd7+ { 75} Ke6 {5} 40. Ra7 {4} Kxe5 {13} 0-1 [Event "Norway Chess 2013"] [Site "Stavanger"] [Date "2013.05.15"] [Round "7"] [White "Karjakin, Sergey"] [Black "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B94"] [WhiteElo "2767"] [BlackElo "2775"] [Annotator ""] [PlyCount "117"] [EventDate "2013.??.??"] [EventCountry "NOR"] [TimeControl "40/6000+30:20/3000:900+30"] 1. e4 {0} c5 {0} 2. Nf3 {0} d6 {0} 3. d4 {0} cxd4 {0} 4. Nxd4 {0} Nf6 {0} 5. Nc3 {0} a6 {0} 6. Bg5 {6} Nbd7 {5} 7. Qe2 {23} g6 {303} 8. O-O-O {165} Bg7 {23} 9. f4 {540} Qa5 {485} 10. g3 {1182} h6 {357} 11. Bxf6 {397} Nxf6 {25} 12. Bg2 { 386} Bg4 {469} 13. Bf3 {14} Bxf3 {4} 14. Qxf3 {67} O-O {200} 15. Rhe1 {24} Nd7 {576} 16. Nb3 {237} Qc7 {77} 17. Nd5 {24} Qd8 {4} 18. h4 {595} Rc8 {172} 19. h5 {421} e6 {535} 20. Nc3 {20} Bxc3 {138} 21. bxc3 {8} Qf6 {1} 22. hxg6 {203} fxg6 {338} 23. Rxd6 {310} Ne5 {1191} 24. Qh1 {108} Nc4 {7} 25. e5 {8} Qf7 {1} 26. Rd4 {229} h5 {23} 27. Qe4 {87} b5 {173} 28. Red1 {150} Rc7 {728} 29. Nc5 {26} Rxc5 {167} 30. Rd7 {21} Rc7 {2} 31. Rxf7 {28} Kxf7 {2} 32. g4 {280} hxg4 {48} 33. Rh1 {153} Kg7 {95} 34. Qg2 {16} Rh8 {48} 35. Rxh8 {9} Kxh8 {2} 36. Qxg4 {12 } Rh7 {12} 37. Qd1 {53} Rf7 {10} 38. Qd4 {135} Kg7 {124} 39. Kd1 {44} g5 {83} 40. fxg5 {179} Kg6 {98} 41. Qh4 {3009} Nxe5 {3043} 42. Qh3 {0} Kxg5 {93} 43. Qxe6 {0} Rf5 {0} 44. Qxa6 {0} Nc4 {0} 45. Ke2 {20} Re5+ {0} 46. Kf2 {0} Ne3 {0} 47. Qa7 {0} Ng4+ {0} 48. Kf3 {0} Rf5+ {0} 49. Ke2 {0} Re5+ {0} 50. Kd2 {0} Rd5+ {0} 51. Kc1 {0} Kf4 {0} 52. Qf7+ {0} Ke4 {0} 53. Qh7+ {0} Kf4 {0} 54. Qh4 {0} Re5 {0} 55. Kb2 {0} Kf3 {0} 56. c4 {0} Ne3 {0} 57. Qf6+ {0} Ke4 {0} 58. Qc6+ {0 } Kd4 {0} 59. Qd6+ {0} 1-0

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Pairings and results of Norway Chess 2013

Round 1: Wednesday May 8, 2013 in Sandnes
Magnus Carlsen
½-½
Veselin Topalov
Viswanathan Anand
½-½
Levon Aronian
Hikaru Nakamura
1-0
Wang Hao
Peter Svidler
1-0
Jon Ludvig Hammer
Sergey Karjakin
1-0
Teimour Radjabov
Round 2: Thursday, May 9, 2013 in Sandnes
Magnus Carlsen
½-½
Viswanathan Anand
Veselin Topalov
½-½
Teimour Radjabov
Levon Aronian
1-0
Hikaru Nakamura
Wang Hao
1-0
Peter Svidler
Jon Ludvig Hammer
0-1
Sergey Karjakin
Round 3: Friday, May 10, 2013 in Sandnes
Viswanathan Anand
1-0
Veselin Topalov
Hikaru Nakamura
½-½
Magnus Carlsen
Peter Svidler
½-½
Levon Aronian
Teimour Radjabov
1-0
Jon Ludvig Hammer
Sergey Karjakin
1-0
Wang Hao
Round 4: Sunday, May 12, 2013 in Bryne
Magnus Carlsen
½-½
Peter Svidler
Veselin Topalov
½-½
Jon Ludvig Hammer
Viswanathan Anand
0-1
Hikaru Nakamura
Levon Aronian
0-1
Sergey Karjakin
Wang Hao
½-½
Teimour Radjabov
Round 5: Monday, May 13, 2013 in Sandnes
Hikaru Nakamura
½-½
Veselin Topalov
Jon Ludvig Hammer
1-0
Wang Hao
Peter Svidler
½-½
Viswanathan Anand
Teimour Radjabov
½-½
Levon Aronian
Sergey Karjakin
0-1
Magnus Carlsen
Round 6: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in Sandnes
Magnus Carlsen
1-0
Teimour Radjabov
Veselin Topalov
½-½
Wang Hao
Viswanathan Anand
½-½
Sergey Karjakin
Levon Aronian
1-0
Jon Ludvig Hammer
Hikaru Nakamura
½-½
Peter Svidler
Round 7: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in Sør Hidle
Wang Hao
½-½
Levon Aronian
Jon Ludvig Hammer
0-1
Magnus Carlsen
Peter Svidler
½-½
Veselin Topalov
Teimour Radjabov
0-1
Viswanathan Anand
Sergey Karjakin
1-0
Hikaru Nakamura
Round 8: Friday, May 17, 2013 in Sandnes
Magnus Carlsen Wang Hao
Veselin Topalov Levon Aronian
Viswanathan Anand Jon Ludvig Hammer
Hikaru Nakamura Teimour Radjabov
Peter Svidler Sergey Karjakin
Round 9: Saturday, May 18, 2013 in Stavanger
Levon Aronian Magnus Carlsen
Wang Hao Viswanathan Anand
Jon Ludvig Hammer Hikaru Nakamura
Teimour Radjabov Peter Svidler
Sergey Karjakin Veselin Topalov

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