The competition took place from June 14th to 25th 2010 in Medias, Romania. ROMGAZ and the Chess Club Society “Elisabeta Polihroniade” of Bucharest organized a double round robin tournament with six top GMs: Magnus Carlsen of Norway, Ukrainian GM Ruslan Ponomariov, Boris Gelfand of Israel, the top Chinese player Wang Yue, Teimour Radjabov, the second highest ranked player of Azerbaijan, and Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, the best Romanian player.
A victory with black pieces against Wang Yue in the last round, left Carlsen an advantage of two points ahead from his immediate followers: Radjabov and Gelfand.
Wang Yue (2752) – Carlsen,M (2813) [D85]
4th Kings Tournament Medias ROU (10), 2010-06-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bd2 Bg7 6. e4 Nb6 7. Be3 O-O 8. Bb5 Be6 9. Nge2 c6 10. Bd3 Nc4 11. Bxc4 Bxc4 12. O-O Nd7 13. Qd2 Qa5 14. Rfd1 Rad8 15. Bh6 Bxe2 16. Nxe2 Qxd2 17. Bxd2 Nb6 18. Bc3 Rd7 19. b3 f5 20. f3 Rfd8 21. Re1 fxe4 22. fxe4 e5 23. dxe5 Rd3 24. g3 Nd7 25. e6 Bxc3 26. Nxc3 Ne5 27. Red1 Kf8 28. Rac1 Ke7 29. Rxd3 Rxd3 30. Rc2 Nf3+ 31. Kf1 Nd4 32. Rc1 Kxe6 33. Rd1 Rxc3 34. Rxd4 Rc2 35. a4 Rxh2 36. a5 Rh5 37. b4 Rh2 38. a6 b5 39. e5 Ra2 40. Rd6+ Kxe5 41. Rxc6 Kf5 42. Rc7 Rxa6 43. Rxh7 Kg4 44. Kf2 Ra2+ 45. Ke3 g5 46. Rg7 Rb2 47. Rxa7 Kxg3 0 – 1 (view game)
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