Sunday, July 29, 2012

Carlsen Jumps To Number 3, Biel 2012

Magnus Carlsen, Norway shaking hands before start of play.


30 July 2012, Kuala Lumpur – In Switzerland, Carlsen jumped to third position after winning the delayed round 3 chess game with Viktor Bologan of Moldova on Sunday, 29 July 2012. Wang Hao still held leadership with 13 points, second, Anish Giri with 11 points and third, hail to the World number 1 player, Magnus Carlsen with 10 points.

Carlsen beat Bologan in a Ruy Lopez opening with the black pieces.



Earlier rounds in Biel playing hall 2012

 Video of Bacrot-Wang Hao, Biel Chess Festival 2012, game analysis:

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(All photos from official website)

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