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The ranks are thinning of the World Cup but still have 32 players in the race and now produced 16 more games. Most attention was perhaps on the encounter between Judit Polgar and Sergey Karjakin, the player with the highest Elo rating in the field (2788). The Hungarian, known to be a feared offensive player, summed up in patience and Karjakin went to Berlin variant strategically. First she won a pawn on the queenside, then they took the extra pawn in the endgame to win. Ivanchuk is quite a surprise defeat against Sutovsky. Overlooked in the tactical throngs of Ukrainians Zwischenzug figure .. with loss Another heavyweight fight against Morozevich, Grischuk chose for themselves. In a modern version of the Milner-Barry gambit Grischuk won long-term advantage with a pair of pawns on the queenside and won. Kamsky won against Nepomniachtchi, Yakovenko against Jobava