Carlsen very impressive in Baku
Carlsen crushes Giri in R.7
With 7 rounds played, Carlsen finds himself isolated at the top with 5 points, including 3 wins and no losses. Half a point below is Karjakin. Two rounds are left to play.
gm Carlsen – gm Giri
Baku 7.4.2019 (1-0)
This game features Giri playing an usual move order in the A29 English that Caruana successfully tested against Carlsen in the recent World Championship in London. This time, it appears clear, Carlsen was not taken by surprise and was ready!