Carlsen with a whopping 4 point lead at Norway Chess after 8 rounds

Official website: https://norwaychess.no/en

Standings after round 8

Name - Country - Rating - Points

1 Magnus Carlsen Norway 2875 13 points

2 Levon Aronian Armenia 2752 9

3 Yu Yangyi China 2738 8.5
4 Wesley So USA 2754 8.5
5 Fabiano Caruana USA 2819 8.5

6 Ding Liren China 2805 8

7 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave France 2779 7.5
8 Viswanathan Anand India 2767 7.5

9 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Azerbaijan 2774 5.5

10 Alexander Grischuk Russia 2775 4

​Pairings and results

ROUND 1
Magnus CARLSEN 1.5 – 0.5 Viswanathan ANAND
Shakhriyar MAMEDYAROV 1.5 – 0.5 Fabiano CARUANA
Liren DING 1.5 – 0.5 Wesley SO
Maxime VACHIER-LAGRAVE 0.5 – 1.5 Yangyi YU
Levon ARONIAN 1.5 – 0.5 Alexander GRISCHUK

ROUND 2
Levon ARONIAN 0.5 – 1.5 Magnus CARLSEN
Yangyi YU 1.5 – 0.5 Liren DING
Fabiano CARUANA 2 – 0 Maxime VACHIER-LAGRAVE
Viswanathan ANAND 0 – 2 Shakhriyar MAMEDYAROV
Alexander GRISCHUK 0.5 – 1.5 Wesley SO

ROUND 3
Magnus CARLSEN 2 – 0 Alexander GRISCHUK
Shakhriyar MAMEDYAROV 0 – 2 Levon ARONIAN
Liren DING 2 – 0 Fabiano CARUANA
Maxime VACHIER-LAGRAVE 0.5 – 1.5 Viswanathan ANAND
Wesley SO 2 – 0 Yangyi YU

ROUND 4
Magnus CARLSEN 1.5 – 0.5 Shakhriyar MAMEDYAROV
Levon ARONIAN 0.5 – 1.5 Maxime VACHIER-LAGRAVE
Fabiano CARUANA 0.5 – 1.5 Wesley SO
Viswanathan ANAND 1.5 – 0.5 Liren DING
Alexander GRISCHUK 0 – 2 Yangyi YU

ROUND 5
Shakhriyar MAMEDYAROV 0.5 – 1.5 Alexander GRISCHUK
Liren DING 0.5 – 1.5 Levon ARONIAN
Maxime VACHIER-LAGRAVE 0.5 – 1.5 Magnus CARLSEN
Wesley SO 0.5 – 1.5 Viswanathan ANAND
Yangyi YU 1.5 – 0.5 Fabiano CARUANA

ROUND 6
Magnus CARLSEN 1.5 – 0.5 Liren DING
Shakhriyar MAMEDYAROV 0.5 – 1.5 Maxime VACHIER-LAGRAVE
Levon ARONIAN 1.5 – 0.5 Wesley SO
Viswanathan ANAND 0.5 – 1.5 Yangyi YU
Alexander GRISCHUK 0.5 – 1.5 Fabiano CARUANA

ROUND 7
Liren DING 2 – 0 Shakhriyar MAMEDYAROV
Maxime VACHIER-LAGRAVE 1.5 – 0.5 Alexander GRISCHUK
Wesley SO 0.5 – 1.5 Magnus CARLSEN
Yangyi YU 0.5 – 1.5 Levon ARONIAN
Fabiano CARUANA 1.5 – 0.5 Viswanathan ANAND

ROUND 8
Magnus CARLSEN 2 – 0 Yangyi YU
Shakhriyar MAMEDYAROV 0.5 – 1.5 Wesley SO
Maxime VACHIER-LAGRAVE 1.5 – 0.5 Liren DING
Levon ARONIAN 0.5 – 1.5 Fabiano CARUANA
Alexander GRISCHUK 0.5 – 1.5 Viswanathan ANAND

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