Carlsen has been hogging the attention lately due to his impressive performance. However, Karjakin is reminding the world in this tournament that he is not to be taken lightly. He is now +2 after 4 rounds.
GM Karjakin (2732) – GM Jakovenko (2711) [C42]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 Nxc3 6.dxc3 Be7 7.Bf4 0–0 8.Qd2 Nd7 9.0–0–0 Nc5 10.Be3 Re8 11.Bc4 Be6 12.Bxe6 Nxe6 13.h4 Qd7 14.Qd3 Qc6 15.Qf5 Qc4 16.Kb1 g6 17.Qh3 h5 18.Nd2 Qe2 19.Rde1 Qg4 20.Qh2 d5 21.f3 Qa4 22.g4 Bd6 23.Qg1 Ng7 24.Nb3 Qd7 25.Rd1 hxg4 26.fxg4 Re4 27.Rd4 Rae8 28.Bc1 Be5 29.Rxe4 dxe4 30.h5 gxh5 31.gxh5 Kh8 32.Qg5 f6 33.Qh6+ Kg8 34.Rg1 Qf7 35.Nd4 f5 36.Bf4 Bxf4 37.Qxf4 Kh7 38.Rg6 Re7 39.Qh6+ Kg8 40.Qg5 Kh7 41.Nxf5 Nxf5 42.Rf6 White wins 1–0
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