Former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik showed some fearsome preparation to beat Hua Ni.
In the all-English clash, Nigel Short drew with David Howell. Michael Adams drew with American champion Hikaru Nakamura.
Today, Carlsen is Black for the first time in the tournament, against British Champion Howell.
Ni will have his first White and he must be hoping to put Michael Adams under pressure.
McShane will have to recover quickly from yesterday's defeat as he will need to be at his best against Kramnik.
Short will be hoping to keep 'H-Bomb' Nakamura quiet with the Black pieces.
More reports to follow.
Meanwhile, here's some photos from the first couple of days...