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Friday, July 29, 2011

Biel Chess Update R9: Carlsen leads, set to win title

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Hi everyone,

The latest chess news from the Accentus Biel Chess Masters is the same - Magnus Carlsen is set to win the title. Rather, has won the title though another round is to be played!

In the ninth round, he drew an exciting game with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave while Fabiano Caruana beat Morozevich and Alexei Shirov and Yannick Pelletier drew their game.

Here are the games which you would just not like to miss. You can also access the official website at this link. The standings after Round 9 are as follows: Carlsen has 18 points, Morozevich 14, both Vachier-Lagrave and Shirov have 11 points, Caruana has 9 points and Pelletier has 5 points. 

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