Morozevich was pushing hard with the Black pieces. He obtained a slightly superior position. But Fabiano defended as well as he could. Morozevich eventually blundered in a complicated position and Fabiano took full advantage of it to score a full point.
Caruana, F – Morozevich, A [D87]
Biel (4), 23.07.2009
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.e4 Nxc3 6.bxc3 Bg7 7.Bc4 c5 8.Ne2 0–0 9.0–0 Nc6 10.Be3 Qc7 11.Rc1 Rd8 12.Bf4 Be5 13.Bg3 Bxg3 14.fxg3 Rf8 15.h3 Na5 16.Bd3 e5 17.Qd2 Qe7 18.g4 Bd7 19.d5 c4 20.Bc2 f6 21.Ng3 b6 22.Bd1 Nb7 23.Be2 Nd6 24.Rf2 Rac8 25.Rcf1 Kg7 26.Qe3 h6 27.Rb1 Rc5 28.Bd1 Ra5 29.Qd2 Be8 30.Be2 Qc7 31.Rbf1 Rf7 32.h4 Qe7 33.Qc2 b5 34.Qb1 Qd8 35.Bd1 Qb6 36.Kh2 Qc5 37.Qc1 Ra6 38.Qd2 Rb6 39.Bc2 Rbb7 40.Qc1 a5 41.a3 Rb8 42.Bd1 Bd7 43.Be2 Rh8 44.Qa1 h5 45.gxh5 f5 46.exf5 gxf5 47.Qb1 Qe3 48.Bg4 Qd3 49.Qe1 Re8 50.Rf3 Qxd5 51.Bxf5 e4 52.Bxe4 Qe5 53.h6+ Kf8 54.Rxf7+ Nxf7 55.Qf2 Re7 56.Bg6 Be8 57.Qf6 Qxf6 58.Rxf6 Kg8 59.Nf5 1–0
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