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World Chess Championship Candidates 2020 Tournament


by Can Aydinoglu


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FIDE stops the Candidates Tournament. It will be continued later, with the exact dates to be announced as soon, as the global situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic will allow.

The results of the 7 rounds played remain valid. The tournament will be resumed from the 8th round.



15 March - 4 April
Yekaterinbourg, Russia
8 players
Double round robin

Players

Caruana, Fabiano 2842
Ding Liren 2805
Nepomniachtchi Ian 2774
Grischuk, Alexander 2777

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 2767
Giri, Anish 2763
Wang, Hao 2762
Alekseenko, Kirill 2698

Standings - Round 7 -- Games

Rank PlayersCountry Points
1 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 4.5
2 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 4.5
3 Caruana Fabiano USA 3.5
4 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 3.5
5 Wang, Hao CHN 3.5
7 Alekseenko, Kirill RUS 2.5
8 Ding Liren CHN 2.5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2































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RESULTS


Round 7

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Nepomniachtchi, Ian : 1 - 0
Ding, Liren - Alekseenko, Kirill : 0.5 - 0.5
Giri, Anish - Grischuk, Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana, Fabiano - Wang, Hao : : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 6

Wang, Hao - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime : 0.5 - 0.5
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Ding, Liren : 1 - 0
Alekseenko, Kirill - Giri, Anish : 0 - 1
Grischuk, Alexander - Caruana, Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 5

Alekseenko, Kirill - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime : 0.5 - 0.5
Grischuk, Alexander - Ding, Liren : 0.5 - 0.5
Giri, Anish - Caruana, Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Wang, Hao : 1 - 0

Round 4

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Grischuk, Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Ding, Liren - Giri, Anish : 0.5 - 0.5
Wang, Hao - Alekseenko, Kirill : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana, Fabiano - Nepomniachtchi, Ian : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 3

Giri, Anish - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime : 0.5 - 0.5
Ding, Liren - Caruana, Fabiano : 1 - 0
Grischuk, Alexander - Wang, Hao : 0.5 - 0.5
Alekseenko, Kirill - Nepomniachtchi, Ian : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 2

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - Ding Liren : 1 - 0
Fabiano Caruana - Kirill Alekseenko : 1 - 0
Ian Nepomniachtchi - Alexander Grischuk : 0.5 - 0.5
Wang Hao - Anish Giri : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 1

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - Fabiano Caruana : 0.5 - 0.5
Ding Liren - Wang Hao : 0 - 1
Anish Giri - Ian Nepomniachtchi : 0 - 1
Alexander Grischuk - Kirill Alekseenko : 0.5 - 0.5


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