Two in a row for Nakamura

Hikaru Nakamura wins anew in Round 4 of the London Chess Classic 2016, the fourth and final leg of the Grand Chess Tour 2016, against Veselin Topalov.

This is the only decisive game of the round, all the rest were drawn.

Wesley So failed to capitalize on his 1-pawn advantage against his nemesis, Anish Giri, to settle for draws.

See the summary of the results of Round 4 in the following table:

1Caruana, Fabiano½-½Aronian, Levon
2Kramnik, Vladimir½-½Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime
3Giri, Anish½-½So, Wesley
4Anand, Viswanathan½-½Adams, Michael
5Topalov, Veselin0-1Nakamura, Hikaru

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London Chess Classic 2016 Ranking after Round 4

1So, WesleyUSA27943
2Aronian, LevonARM2785
3Caruana, FabianoUSA2823
4Kramnik, VladimirRUS2809
5Nakamura, HikaruUSA2779
6Giri, AnishNED27712
7Anand, ViswanathanIND27792
8Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA2804
9Adams, MichaelENG27481
10Topalov, VeselinBUL2760½

With this win, Nakamura was able to catch up among the leaders with 2.5 points, just half a point behind the sole leader, Wesley So. Remember that in order for Nakamura to topple So in the Grand Chess Tour title race is when the former gets to be the champion in the London leg and the latter to rank lower than 3rd place.

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