Wijk aan Zee Round 4

GM Group A

We have seen an amazing preparation of Anand yesterday! He prepared this line for his last years match against Gelfand. Karjakin had a difficult endgame against Nakamura but I didn’t find a clear win yet. Carlsen had a very interesting game against Harikrishna but Black made a mistake last.

After 4 rounds Anand, Carlsen and Karjakin lead the tournament with 3 points.The next group of players is on 2!

Results of round 4

van Wely, L. – L’Ami, E. 1-0
Wang, H. – Hou, Y. 1-0
Nakamura, H. – Karjakin, S. ½-½
Giri, A. – Leko, P. ½-½
Caruana, F. – Sokolov, I. 1-0
Aronian, L. – Anand, V. 0-1
Carlsen, M. – Harikrishna, P. 1-0

GM Group B

Tiviakov and Rapport won their games and share 1st-2nd places with 3.5 points. Timman and Smeets are on 2.5

Results of round 4

van Kampen, R. – Grandelius, N. 0-1
Ipatov, A. – Smeets, J. ½-½
Naiditsch, A. – Dubov, D. ½-½
Timman, J. – Turov, M. ½-½
Nikolic, P. – Tiviakov, S. 0-1
Rapport, R. – Movsesian, S. 1-0
Edouard, R. – Ernst, S. 0-1

GM Group C

Peralta won another game and now is leading the event with 3.5 points. Brunello and Gretarsson are on 3.

Results of round 4

Goryachkina, A. – Burg, T. ½-½
Romanishin, O. – van der Werf 1-0
Admiraal, M. – Gretarsson, H. ½-½
Klein, D. – Mekhitarian, K. 1-0
Kovchan, A. – Bitensky, I. 1-0
Peralta, F. – Schut, L. 1-0
Swinkels, R. – Brunello, S. ½-½

Today is a rest day for the groups!

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