After scoring 1/2 point in the first 2 games, Morozevich won 5 straight to perform in the 2900’s. Today, he defeated Grischuk who was in clear second to extend his lead at the Super Russian Championship.

GM Morozevich – GM Grischuk [D10]
Russian Championship – Round 7

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.cxd5 cxd5 5.Bf4 Nc6 6.e3 Bf5 7.Bb5 e6 8.Qa4 Qb6 9.Nf3 Be7 10.Ne5 0–0 11.Bxc6 Rfc8 12.0–0 bxc6 13.Rfc1 c5 14.dxc5 Rxc5 15.b4 Rcc8 16.a3 d4 17.exd4 Qxd4 18.Nc6 Qd7 19.b5 Bf8 20.Qa6 Bc5 21.Rd1 Bd3 22.Bg3 Ng4 23.Qa4 f5 24.h3 f4 25.Bh4 Nh6 26.Ne4 Bf8 27.Qb3 White wins 1–0

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GM Tomashevsky – GM Svidler [A29]
Round 7

1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 e5 3.Nf3 Nc6 4.g3 Bb4 5.Nd5 Bc5 6.Bg2 0–0 7.0–0 d6 8.e3 a6 9.d3 Ba7 10.Bd2 Nxd5 11.cxd5 Ne7 12.Qb3 c6 13.dxc6 Nxc6 14.Bc3 Rb8 15.d4 e4 16.Nd2 d5 17.f3 exf3 18.Nxf3 Be6 19.Kh1 Re8 20.Rf2 b5 21.Bd2 Bf5 22.Raf1 Be4 23.Ne1 Rb7 24.Bxe4 Rxe4 25.Nd3 Rd7 26.a4 bxa4 27.Qxa4 Re6 28.Rc1 Rc7 29.Nf4 Rd6 30.Ba5 Nxa5 31.Rxc7 Bb6 32.Rc3 h6 33.Qc2 Qe8 34.Qf5 g6 35.Qd3 Kg7 36.Kg2 Nc6 37.Qe2 a5 38.Qf3 Ne7 39.Qg4 Kh7 40.Qf3 a4 41.g4 Rf6 42.Qh3 Kg7 43.Qg3 Ba5 44.Rc1 Rb6 45.Nd3 White wins 1–0

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