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45th Biel chess grandmasters tournament

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Chess festival: July 21 - August 3, 2012
Festival consists Grandmaster Tournament,Master Tournament, Main Tournament,
Rapid, Blitz, chess960, Vinetum Youth, simultaneous, chess-tennis tournaments


Grandmaster Tournament : Players - Ratings

Carlsen, Magnus NOR - 2837
Hikaru Nakamura USA - 2778
Wang Hao CHN - 2739
Etienne Bacrot FRA - 2713
Anish Giri NED - 2696
Morozevich has withdrawn from the GM Tournament. He is replaced by Victor Bologan from Round 3


Games are scored 3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for a loss
Time control: 100'/40 moves + 50'/20 moves and 15' + 30'' from 1st move.
Draw offer forbidden before 30th move.
Final standings:
Players Country Points
1 Hao, Wang CHN 19
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 18
3 Giri, Anish NED 16
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 16
5 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 7
6 Bologan, Victor MDA 4




Round 10

Hikaru Nakamura - Victor Bologan: 1 - 0
Wang Hao - Anish Giri: 1 - 0
Magnus Carlsen - Etienne Bacrot : -

Round 9

Etienne Bacrot - Hikaru Nakamura: 0 - 1
Anish Giri - Magnus Carlsen: -
Victor Bologan - Wang Hao: 1 - 0

Round 8

Hikaru Nakamura - Wang Hao: 0 - 1
Magnus Carlsen - Victor Bologan: 1 - 0
Etienne Bacrot - Anish Giri: 0 - 1

Round 7

Anish Giri - Hikaru Nakamura: -
Victor Bologan - Etienne Bacrot : -
Wang Hao - Magnus Carlsen : 0 - 1

Round 6

Hikaru Nakamura - Magnus Carlsen: -
Etienne Bacrot - Wang Hao: -
Anish Giri - Victor Bologan :1 - 0


Round 5

Hikaru Nakamura - Etienne Bacrot: 1 - 0
Magnus Carlsen - Anish Giri: -
Wang Hao - Victor Bologan : 1 - 0



Round 4

Victor Bologan - Hikaru Nakamura : 0 - 1
Anish Giri - Wang Hao : 0 - 1
Etienne Bacrot - Magnus Carlsen : -

Round 3

Wang Hao - Hikaru Nakamura : 1 - 0
Anish Giri - Etienne Bacrot : 1 - 0
Victor Bologan - Magnus Carlsen : 0 - 1


Round 2

Hikaru Nakamura - Anish Giri: -
Etienne Bacrot - Alexander Morozevich: 1 - 0
Magnus Carlsen - Wang Hao : 1 - 0

Round 1

Magnus Carlsen - Hikaru Nakamura : -
Wang Hao - Etienne Bacrot : 1 - 0
Alexander Morozevich - Anish Giri : 0 - 1









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