MORE LATER A spectacular third round at the Grand Prix in Élancourt (near Paris) saw four decisive games, and two that lasted more than six hours. Fabiano Caruana beat Laurent Fressinet in a double rook ending on move 39, Hikaru Nakamura needed 35 moves to win against Etienne Bacrot in a QGD Exchange, Vassily Ivanchuk profited from Wang Hao’s mistakes in the ending and won on move 60 while Boris Gelfand decided his game against Leinier Dominguez in a Q vs R ending on move 97, after seven hours of play!

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