Carlsen is moving closer to the #1 ranking in the world. After coasting in the last 2 games, he has a battle in his hands in this round against Volokitin, another very talented young player.

GM Carlsen (2765) – GM Volokitin (2684) [D56]
18.06.2008 – Foros – Round 10

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.Nc3 Be7 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bh4 0–0 7.e3 Ne4 8.Bxe7 Qxe7 9.Rc1 c6 10.Bd3 Nxc3 11.Rxc3 Nd7 12.Qc2 dxc4 13.Bxc4 e5 14.Qe4 Re8 15.0–0 exd4 16.Qxe7 Rxe7 17.Nxd4 g6 18.Rd1 a6 19.f3 c5 20.Ne2 b5 21.Bd5 Ra7 22.Nf4 Kg7 23.b3 b4 24.Rcd3 a5 25.e4 a4 26.R3d2 axb3 =

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