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Earlier start for the rapid tournament tomorrow, 4th February, 13:00 CET.
Round 5Final round of Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 finished with a draw between the current World Champion Magnus Carlsen and the previous one Viswanathan Anand after 40 moves; draw between Nakamura and Gelfand in 21 moves (followed by a rapid game); and the win of Caruana over Aronian.
|Nakamura, H.||2789||½-½||Gelfand, B.||2777|
|Caruana, F.||2782||1-0||Aronian, L.||2812|
|Anand, V.||2773||½-½||Carlsen, M.||2872|
|Gelfand, B.||2777||1-0||Nakamura, H.||2789|
Aronian in good mood despite the loss
Pelletier asks Aronian: Have you ever lost a game in the Marshall?
Levon Aronian: I don't remember losing but this was bound to happen.
Pelletier: The more you play, the more likely it becomes...
Tomorrow, 3rd February, there will be a 5-round rapid tournament from 13:00 CET.
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Standings after round 5
Please take note, that according the the rules of the Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 the winner of a classical game earns 2 points for the Overall Standings, in case of a draw each player earns 1 point and the loser 0 points.
Pairings for the rapid tournamentRapid tournament - tomorrow, 4th February, 13:00 CET.
|Round 1||Boris Gelfand||-||Magnus Carlsen|
|Viswanathan Anand||-||Levon Aronian|
|Fabiano Caruana||-||Hikaru Nakamura|
|Round 2||Fabiano Caruana||-||Boris Gelfand|
|Hikaru Nakamura||-||Viswanathan Anand|
|Levon Aronian||-||Magnus Carlsen|
|Round 3||Boris Gelfand||-||Levon Aronian|
|Magnus Carlsen||-||Hikaru Nakamura|
|Viswanathan Anand||-||Fabiano Caruana|
|Round 4||Viswanathan Anand||-||Boris Gelfand|
|Fabiano Caruana||-||Magnus Carlsen|
|Hikaru Nakamura||-||Levon Aronian|
|Round 5||Boris Gelfand||-||Hikaru Nakamura|
|Levon Aronian||-||Fabiano Caruana|
|Magnus Carlsen||-||Viswanathan Anand|
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