Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 Round 5: Magnus Carlsen Top Scores in Classical Section
The Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 had only one decisive game in Round 5. Against the Marshall-Gambit, Levon Aronian's home territory, the US-Italien Fabiano Caruana had a well defined. Aronian underestimated Caruana's chances even as the latter gave up his bishop pair and build a strong centre forcing Black to eventually resign.
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Boris Gelfand, with the black pieces, was well prepared against Hikaru Nakamura's 1. e2-e4. A draw by repetition on move 21 forced the two players into a rapid game, which was won by the Israeli.
StandingsRank Name Pts. Elo
2 Levon Aronian 6 2812
3 Fabiano Caruana 5 2782
4 Hikaru Nakamura 4 2789
5 Viswanathan Anand 4 2773
6 Boris Gelfand 3 2777
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