Sofia Super-GM: Carlsen beats Dominguez

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5/20/2009 – Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen beat Leinier Dominguez of Cuba in 43 moves. Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria drew with Spanish GM Alexei Shirov in 30, while Chinese GM Wang Yue drew against Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine in 34 moves. Carlsen and Shirov lead with 4.5/7 points. Shirov's performance is 2865, Carlsen's is 2857. Games and standings.

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Sofia Super GM – Round seven

Topalov,V (2812) - Shirov,A (2745) [D44]
Super GM Sofia BUL (7), 20.05.2009
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.Bg5 dxc4 6.e4 b5 7.e5 h6 8.Bh4 g5 9.Nxg5 hxg5 10.Bxg5 Nbd7 11.exf6 Bb7 12.g3 c5 13.d5 Qb6 14.Bg2 0-0-0 15.0-0 b4 16.Na4 Qb5 17.a3 exd5 18.axb4 cxb4 19.Re1 d4 20.Qxd4 Bxg2 21.Kxg2 Qxg5 22.Qxc4+ Kb8 23.Rac1 Bd6 24.Qc6 Qd2 25.Kg1 Rxh2 26.Re2 Qd3 27.Re3 Qd2 28.Re2 Qd3 29.Re3 Qd2 30.Re2 draw.

Carlsen,M (2770) - Dominguez Perez,L (2717) [D97]
Super GM Sofia BUL (7), 20.05.2009
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Qb3 dxc4 6.Qxc4 0-0 7.e4 Nc6 8.Be2 e5 9.d5 Nd4 10.Nxd4 exd4 11.Qxd4 c6 12.d6 Nd5 13.Qd3 Nxc3 14.bxc3 Qf6 15.Bb2 Rd8 16.Rd1 Qe6 17.f4 Qxa2 18.Rd2 Qa5 19.Qe3 Bd7 20.Kf2 Re8 21.Ra1 Qd8 22.c4 Bxb2 23.Rxb2 b6 24.Bf3 Qh4+ 25.Kg1 Qf6 26.Qd2 g5 27.g3 gxf4 28.gxf4 Kh8 29.Kh1 Rg8 30.e5 Qh4 31.Qd4 Rg7 32.Rg2 Rag8 33.e6 Bxe6 34.Rxg7 Rxg7 35.Bxc6 f6 36.d7 Bxd7 37.Bxd7 Re7 38.Be6 Rxe6 39.Qd8+ Kg7 40.Rg1+ Kf7 41.Qg8+ Ke7 42.Rg7+ Kd6 43.Qf8+ 1-0.

Wang Yue (2738) - Ivanchuk,V (2746) [A62]
Super GM Sofia BUL (7), 20.05.2009
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 c5 4.d5 exd5 5.cxd5 d6 6.Nc3 g6 7.Bg2 Bg7 8.Nf3 0-0 9.0-0 Re8 10.Bf4 Na6 11.Re1 Bg4 12.h3 Bxf3 13.Bxf3 Nd7 14.e4 Qe7 15.Bg2 Nc7 16.a4 a6 17.Bf1 Rab8 18.Kg2 Bd4 19.Qd2 Nf6 20.Bg5 Qf8 21.Bh6 Qe7 22.Bg5 Qf8 23.Bh6 Qe7 24.f3 Nd7 25.h4 Qf6 26.Bg5 Qg7 27.Bh6 Qf6 28.Bg5 Qg7 29.Bf4 Qf6 30.g4 Be5 31.Bg5 Qg7 32.Bh6 Qf6 33.Bg5 Qg7 34.Bh6 Qf6 draw.

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