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Norway Chess, Stavanger 2014. Results and Games with Commentary

Norway Chess, Stavanger 2014. Round 9: Games
Round 9: Carlsen-Agdestein 1-0. The Queen's Indian Defence. Magnus obtained a small advantage.
Giri-Svidler 1/2. The English Opening. Anish seized the centre. A quick draw.
Kramnik-Grischuk 0-1. The Gruenfeld Defence. Vladimir sacrificed a pawn, with compensation.
Caruana-Karjakin 0-1. The English Opening. With counterplay.
Topalov-Aronian 1/2. The Spanish Game. With counterplay.
Norway Chess, Stavanger 2014. Round 8: Games
Round 8: Aronian-Caruana 1/2. The English Opening. Levon had a slight edge, grabbed a pawn.
Karjakin-Kramnik 1-0. The Queen's Gambit Declined. Sergey outplayed the rival in the endgame.
Grischuk-Giri 1/2. The Modern Benoni Defence. Alexander grabbed a pawn.
Svidler-Carlsen 1/2. The English Opening. Magnus played the aggressive 3...f5, with real counterplay after 10...b6. After Peter's mistake 13.Be3? Magnus had a strong attack on the kingside, could have won with 23...Rfxf4, 24...Ncxe3.
Agdestein-Topalov 0-1. The English Opening. Simen played badly.
Norway Chess, Stavanger 2014. Round 7: Games
Round 7: Svidler-Agdestein 1/2. The Reti Opening. With counterchances. A quick draw by repetition.
Carlsen-Grischuk 1/2. The Gruenfeld Defence. Magnus tried to win the endgame.
Giri-Karjakin 0-1. The English Opening. Anish had a slight edge due to Black's double c-pawns. However Sergey won in 131 moves.
Kramnik-Aronian 1/2. The Ragozin Defence. Vladimir attacked on the queenside to weaken pawns to have some advantage.
Caruana-Topalov 1/2. The Sicilian Defence. Fabiano sacrificed a bishop.
Norway Chess, Stavanger 2014. Round 6: Games
Round 6: Aronian-Giri 1/2. The Queen's Gambit.
Karjakin-Carlsen 1/2. The Spanish Game, Berlin Variation. A quick draw by perpetual check.
Grischuk-Svidler 1/2. The English Opening. A quick draw by repetition.
Topalov-Kramnik 1-0. The Nimzo-Indian Defence. Vladimir sacrificed the exchange.
Agdestein-Caruana 1/2. Fabiano had compensation for the exchange.
Norway Chess, Stavanger 2014. Round 5: Games
Round 5: Grischuk-Agdestein 1/2. The French Defence. A theoretical duel.
Svidler-Karjakin 1/2. The English Opening. Peter obtained a small advantage.
Carlsen-Aronian 1-0. The Ragozin Defence. A sharp fight. 33...Qd1+ was a mistake. Magnus outplayed the rival in the endgame.
Giri-Topalov 1-0. The Sicilian Defence.
Kramnik-Caruana 1-0. The King's Indian Defence. A rare line: from the opening to the endgame. Vladimir grabbed a pawn.
Norway Chess, Stavanger 2014. Round 4: Games
Round 4: Aronian-Svidler 1/2. The Gruenfeld Defence. Levon had a slight edge due to Black's weaknesses.
Karjakin-Grischuk 1-0. The Gruenfeld Defence. Alexander won the exchange, but Sergey played well, pushed the d-pawn and even won the game. 22...b6 was better.
Caruana-Giri 1/2. The English Opening.
Topalov-Carlsen 1/2. The Ragozin Defence. Magnus grabbed a pawn. A draw by repetition.
Agdestein-Kramnik 1/2. The Nimzo-Indian Defence.
Norway Chess, Stavanger 2014. Round 3: Games
Round 3: Karjakin-Agdestein 1/2. The French Defence. Sergey sacrificed the exchange.
Grischuk-Aronian 1-0. The English Opening. Alexander won a queen.
Svidler-Topalov 1/2. The Sicilian Defence.
Carlsen-Caruana 1/2. The Gruenfeld Defence. Magnus had a small advantage, but Fabiano got good counterplay with the strong 26...c6!.
Giri-Kramnik 0-1. The Catalan Opening. Vladimir attacked on the kingside, Anish grabbed a pawn.
Norway Chess, Stavanger 2014. Round 2: Games
Round 2: Aronian-Karjakin 1-0. The Queen's Indian Defence.
Kramnik-Carlsen 1/2. The Bogo-Indian Defence. Vladimir had a slight edge.
Caruana-Svidler 1-0. The Sicilian Defence. Fabiano grabbed the black queen.
Topalov-Grischuk 0-1. The Sicilian Defence. Alexander took the initiative in the centre with 23...d5.
Agdestein-Giri 1/2. The Ragozin Defence.
Norway Chess, Stavanger 2014. Round 1: Games
Round 1: Aronian-Agdestein 1/2. The Queen's Indian Defence. Simen sacrificed the exchange. With equality in the endgame.
Karjakin-Topalov 1/2. The Queen's Gambit. Sergey grabbed the exchange to obtain a small advantage.
Grischuk-Caruana 0-1. The Modern Benoni Defence. With counterplay.
Svidler-Kramnik 1/2. The English Opening. With equality.
Carlsen-Giri 1/2. The English Opening. Magnus sacrificed the exchange, a draw by repetition.

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