While the leader GM Shipov was satisfied with a draw, Magnus won with the Black pieces against IM Gullaksen to pull within 1/2 point from the lead with 1 round to go.

1 Sergei Shipov 2576 +49 +15 +13 =05 =06 +12 +02 =03 6,5
2 Magnus Carlsen
2646 +34 +14 +09 +03 =05 =06 -01 +11 6,0
3 Leif Erlend Johannessen 2559 +29 +23 +22 -02 +07 =05 +09 =01
6,0
4 Kjetil A. Lie 2493
+51 +12 -05 +25 +14 =08 +07 =06
6,0
5 Michal Krasenkow 2650 +41 +21 +04 =01 =02 =03 =11 =08 5,5
6 Eduardas Rozentalis 2596 +42 +17 =11 +18 =01 =02 =08 =04 5,5
7 Jon Ludvig Hammer 2287 =36 +20 +31 +11 -03 +15 -04 +24
5,5
8 Ralf Akesson 2472 =44 +36 =18 +23 +21 =04 =06 =05 5,5
9 Joanna Dworakowska 2364 +35 +24 -02 +38 =15 +18 -03 +20
5,5
10 Paal Royset 2228 =20 +44 -38 +52 +24 -11 +30 +19
5,5

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