1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 c6 3.d4 d5 4.cxd5 cxd5 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bf4 Bf5 7.e3 e6 8.Bd3 Bxd3 9.Qxd3 Bd6 10.Bxd6 Qxd6 11.0–0 0–0 12.Rac1 Game drawn ½–½
With this draw, they are guaranteed to tie for first in the preliminary round of the Aker Chess Challenge. Svidler has to beat Lie in the final round to catch up.
1-2. Nakamura, Carlsen 4.0
3. Svidler 3.0 + 1 game
4. Lie 0.0 + 1 game
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