Kramnik scored 7.5 points in 8 games with wins over Radjabov, VanWely, Morozevich, Anand, Aronian, Leko and Gelfand!! However, the young Norwegian phenom Magnus Carlsen held Kramnik to a draw today.

Here is the game:

GM Carlsen(B) – GM Kramnik(B) [C84]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.d3 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.c3 0-0 9.Nbd2 Na5 10.Bc2 c5 11.d4 Qc7 12.d5 Bd7 13.b3 g6 14.Re1 Nh5 15.Nf1 Nb7 16.Bh6 Ng7 17.a4 Rfb8 18.Qd2 Nd8 19.b4 f6 20.bxc5 dxc5 21.axb5 axb5 22.c4 b4 23.Qe2 Nf7 24.Be3 Rxa1 25.Rxa1 f5 26.Bc1 f4 Game drawn 1/2-1/2

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Other results include Svidler drawing VanWely and Vallejo-Pons drawing Morozevich.

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