GM Pavlovic (2522) – GM Caruana (2598) [D11]
Aeroflot – Round 2
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.c4 c6 4.e3 Bg4 5.h3 Bxf3 6.Qxf3 e6 7.Bd3 Nbd7 8.0–0 Bd6 9.Nc3 0–0 10.Qd1 Qe7 11.Bd2 dxc4 12.Bxc4 e5 13.Bb3 Rad8 14.Qc2 Bb8 15.Ne2 Nb6 16.dxe5 Qxe5 17.Ng3 Qg5 18.Ne2 Qe5 19.Ng3 Qg5 20.Ne2 Nbd5 21.Rad1 Rfe8 22.Nd4 Ne4 23.Nf3 Qf5 24.Ba5 Rd6 25.Nd4 Qd7 26.Rfe1 Rg6 27.Kf1 Rf6 28.Nf3 Rf5 29.Rd4 Qe7 30.Red1 Nxe3+ 31.fxe3 Ng3+ 32.Kg1 Qxe3+ 33.Qf2 Ne2+ 34.Kf1 Ng3+ 35.Kg1 Ne2+ 36.Kf1 Qxf2+ 37.Kxf2 Bg3+ 38.Kf1 Nxd4 Black wins 0–1
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