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Norway Chess 2015

The Norway Chess 2015 tournament took place in Stavanger 15th-26th June. Blitz - 15th June. Day off - 20th June.
1. Veselin Topalov - 6.5, 2-3. Viswanathan Anand, Hikaru Nakamura - 6, 4. Anish Giri - 5.5, 5-6. Fabiano Caruana, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 4, 7-8. Magnus Carlsen, Alexander Grischuk - 3.5, 9-10. Levon Aronian, Jon Ludvig Hammer - 3.
A strange tournament, because in round 1 World Champion Magnus Carlsen lost on time in the position with a huge advantage in the endgame vs Topalov, and lost his way.
Norway Chess 2015. Round 9: Games
In round 9 Hammer beat Carlsen with two rooks. Nakamura grabbed the exchange and won vs Aronian.
Norway Chess 2015. Round 8: Games
In round 8 Carlsen beat Aronian after mistakes in time trouble. Anand easily beat Hammer. Giri won two pawns in the ending and beat Topalov.
Norway Chess 2015. Round 7: Games
Norway Chess 2015. Round 6: Games
In round 6 Anand attacked on the kingside vs Vachier-Lagrave, sacrificed the bishop and won. Grischuk lost to Topalov.
Norway Chess 2015. Round 5: Games
In round 5 Carlsen beat Grischuk in the endgame, Aronian beat Caruana, Hammer lost to Topalov.
Norway Chess 2015. Round 4: Games
In round 4 Anand attacked on the kingside vs Carlsen, sacrificed the exchange and won. Grischuk beat Hammer, Topalov beat Aronian.
Norway Chess 2015. Round 3: Games
In round 3 Nakamura outplayed Caruana in the rook endgame, Vachier-Lagrave lost to Topalov.
Norway Chess 2015. Round 2: Games
In round 2 Caruana pushed pawns on the kingside and beat Carlsen. The other games ended in draws.
Norway Chess 2015. Round 1: Games
In round 1 Nakamura checkmated Hammer, Giri beat Grischuk, Vachier-Lagrave beat Aronian, Carlsen lost on time vs Topalov.
Games Norway Chess 2015 (45, pgn)

Blitz: 1. Vachier-Lagrave 6.5, 2. Nakamura 6, 3-5. Carlsen, Giri, Anand 5.5, 6. Aronian 5, 7. Grischuk 4, 8. Topalov 3, 9. Caruana 2.5, 10. Hammer 1.5.
Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Viswanathan Anand, Levon Aronian, Hikaru Nakamura, Veselin Topalov, Alexander Grischuk, Anish Giri, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Jon Ludvig Hammer.


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