Carlsen is on beast mode, leads Grenke by a full point with 1 round to go

2019 GRENKE Chess Classic is a 10-player round-robin taking place in Germany from 22-29 April

Round 8 results
Aronian, Levon Anand, Viswanathan ½-½
Meier, Georg Caruana, Fabiano 0-1
Svidler, Peter Carlsen, Magnus 0-1
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Keymer, Vincent 1-0
Vallejo Pons, Francisco Naiditsch, Arkadij ½-½

Round 7
Anand, Viswanathan Meier, Georg 0-1
Carlsen, Magnus Aronian, Levon 1-0
Caruana, Fabiano Naiditsch, Arkadij 1-0
Keymer, Vincent Svidler, Peter ½-½
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Vallejo Pons, Francisco ½-½

Round 6
Aronian, Levon Keymer, Vincent ½-½
Meier, Georg Carlsen, Magnus 0-1
Naiditsch, Arkadij Anand, Viswanathan 1-0
Svidler, Peter Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½
Vallejo Pons, Francisco Caruana, Fabiano ½-½

Round 5
Anand, Viswanathan Caruana, Fabiano ½-½
Carlsen, Magnus Naiditsch, Arkadij ½-½
Keymer, Vincent Meier, Georg 1-0
Svidler, Peter Vallejo Pons, Francisco ½-½
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Aronian, Levon ½-½

Round 4
Aronian, Levon Svidler, Peter 1-0
Caruana, Fabiano Carlsen, Magnus ½-½
Meier, Georg Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 0-1
Naiditsch, Arkadij Keymer, Vincent 1-0
Vallejo Pons, Francisco Anand, Viswanathan 0-1

Round 3
Aronian, Levon Vallejo Pons, Francisco ½-½
Carlsen, Magnus Anand, Viswanathan ½-½
Keymer, Vincent Caruana, Fabiano 0-1
Svidler, Peter Meier, Georg 1-0
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Naiditsch, Arkadij ½-½

Round 2
Anand, Viswanathan Keymer, Vincent 1-0
Caruana, Fabiano Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½
Meier, Georg Aronian, Levon ½-½
Naiditsch, Arkadij Svidler, Peter 0-1
Vallejo Pons, Francisco Carlsen, Magnus 0-1

Round 1
Aronian, Levon Naiditsch, Arkadij ½-½
Keymer, Vincent Carlsen, Magnus 0-1
Meier, Georg Vallejo Pons, Francisco ½-½
Svidler, Peter Caruana, Fabiano ½-½
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime Anand, Viswanathan ½-½

Standings after 8 rounds

​1 Carlsen, Magnus 6.5 21.75
2 Caruana, Fabiano 5.5 19.25
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 5 16.25
4 Anand, Viswanathan 4 15.5
Naiditsch, Arkadij 4 15.25
Aronian, Levon 4 14
Svidler, Peter 4 13.75
8 Vallejo Pons, Francisco 3 12.25
9 Meier, Georg 2 7.5
Keymer, Vincent 2 6

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