Onischuk Draws Carlsen in Biel
July 24, 2008
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Carlsen and Onischuk faced off in round four of the Biel Chess Festival.
Photo Cathy Rogers 

At the Biel Chess Festival (Biel, Switzerland, July 20-Aug 1), GM Alexander Onischuk drew his fourth round encounter with Magnus Carlsen. Carlsen, who is inching toward 2800, is now tied for first with Alekseev of Russia, with Onischuk half a point behind. Look for a future onsite CLO report from GM Ian Rogers.

Round four games








Biel Chess Festival

Standings after four rounds

1. Magnus Carlsen 2775 and Evgeny Alekseev 2708- 3
2-3. Alexander Onischuk 2670 and Lenier Dominguez 2708-2.5
5-6. Etienne Bacrot 2691 and Yannick Pelletier 2569-0.5