Hikaru Nakamura, Lev Aronian, and Anish Giri all won yesterday in round 4 of the super strong 5th Norway chess tournament. Naka, who defeated the French man Maxime Vachier-LaGrave with the white pieces in a Najdor Sicilian, takes a half-point lead over the field with 2 wins and 2 draws. Aronian's victory over world champion Magnus Carlsen puts him in a tie for second with the Russian Vladimir Kramnik who beat Viswanathan Anand with black in round 2.
Today's round 5 pairings:
|Magnus Carlsen||Anish Giri|
|Vishy Anand||Wesley So|
|M. Vachier-Lagrave||Levon Aronian|
|Sergey Karjakin||Fabiano Caruana|
|Vladimir Kramnik||Hikaru Nakamura|