1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. b4 Ne8 10. c5 f5 11. Nd2 Nf6 12. a4 g5 13. Nc4 h6 14. f3 f4 15. Ba3 Ng6 16. b5 dxc5 17. Bxc5 Rf7 18. a5 h5 19. b6 g4 20. Nb5 cxb6 21. axb6 g3 22. Kh1 Bf8 23. d6 a6 24. Nc7 Rb8 25. Na5 Kh8 26. Bc4 Rg7 27. Ne6 Bxe6 28. Bxe6 gxh2 29. Nc4 Qe8 30. Bd5 h4 31. Rf2 h3 32. gxh3 Rc8 33. Ra5 Nh4 34. Kxh2 Nd7 35. Bb4 Rg3 36. Qf1 Qh5 37. Ra3 a5 38. Be1 Rxc4 39. Bxc4 Bxd6 40. Rxa5 Bc5 41. Be2 Bxb6 42. Rb5 Bd4 43. Bd1 Bxf2 44. Bxf2 Nxf3+ 45. Bxf3 Qxf3 46. Rb1 Rg6 47. Rxb7 Nf6 48. Rb8+ Kh7 49. Rb7+ Kh6 0-1.
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 Bb4 4. Nf3 Bxc3 5. bxc3 Nc6 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Re8 8. d3 e4 9. Nd4 exd3 10. exd3 Nxd4 11. cxd4 d5 12. Be3 h6 13. h3 b6 14. Rc1 Qd7 15. Bf4 Bb7 16. Be5 Nh7 17. c5 Rac8 18. h4 Nf8 19. Kh2 bxc5 20. Bh3 Ne6 21. Rxc5 f6 22. Bf4 Qd8 23. Ra5 c5 24. Rxa7 Qb6 25. Ra4 Nxd4 26. Qh5 Qc6 27. Rb1 Ra8 28. Rxa8 Rxa8 29. Bg2 Ne6 30. Rxb7 Qxb7 31. Bxd5 Qc8 32. Bxh6 Ra6 33. Be3 Rd6 34. Bxc5 Rxd5 35. Qxd5 Kf7 36. Be3 Qa6 37. Qc4 Qa8 38. d4 1-0.
Breaking news — Aided by wins against the four English players in the field, Kramnik on Monday clinched first place with a quick draw against Aronian. Nakamura had an excellent result, finishing alone in second after a last-round over England’s Michael Adams.
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