Anish Giri surged at the right time while Nakamura lost his final 3 games and Morozevich scored 1 draw in the final 2 games. His draw against Caruana in the final round gave him the 2012 Reggio Emilia title.
Final round results
|Vitiugov, Nikita||– Morozevich, Alexander||1-0|
|Ivanchuk, Vassily||– Nakamura, Hikaru||1-0|
|Giri, Anish||– Caruana, Fabiano||½|
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