Carlsen, Magnus - Wang Yue Result: 1-0 Number of moves: 33 Opening: Slav Defence ECO:D15
Topalov, Veselin - Ivanchuk, Vassily Result: 1-0 Number of moves: 81 Opening: Ruy Lopez ECO Code: C87
Dominguez Perez, Leinier- Shirov, Alexei ½-½ (draw) Number of moves: 50 Opening: Ruy Lopez: Moeller Defence ECO:C78
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Because Carlsen won in this round he moves a half-point ahead of Shirov entering the last round of play (which is Saturday).
Here are the standings after 9 rounds of play (click on the crosstable to enlarge it):
Here are the pairings for the last round of play of the tournament (white is on the right):
According to the chessbase online database, Shirov and Carlsen have played 4 games in their chess careers against each other when Shirov had the White pieces, each player has one win and the other two games have been draws. In every game in which Shirov has had the white pieces against Carlsen, Alexei has opened the game by playing 1.e4. Go Alexei you can beat Magnus!!