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World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament 2018


by Can Aydinoglu


Candidates 2016 --Candidates 2014 -- Candidates 2013 -- Candidates 2011

Caruana is the winner. He will be the opponent of Carlsen in World Chess Championship on November.



10 - 28 March 2018
Berlin Germany
8 players
Double round robin

Players

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2814
Vladimir Kramnik 2800
Wesley So 2799
Levon Aronian 2797

Fabiano Caruana 2784
Ding Liren 2769
Alexander Grischuk 2767
Sergey Karjakin 2763




Final Standings -- Games

Rank PlayersCountry Points
1 Caruana Fabiano USA 9
2 Karjakin SergeyRUS 8
3 Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 8
4 Ding LirenCHN 7.5
5 Grischuk Alexander RUS 6.5
6 Kramnik Vladimir RUS 6.5
7 So Wesley USA 6
8 Aronian Levon ARM 4.5































LIVE GAMES at 19.00 (CET) / 2 PM (EST)
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RESULTS


Round 14

Grischuk Alexander - Caruana Fabiano : 0-1
Aronian Levon - So Wesley: 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin Sergey - Ding Liren : 0.5 - 0.5
Kramnik Vladimir - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 13

Grischuk Alexander - Aronian Levon: 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin Sergey - Caruana Fabiano : 1-0
Kramnik Vladimir - So Wesley : 0.5 - 0.5
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Ding Liren : 0-1

Round 12

Grischuk Alexander - Aronian Levon: 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin Sergey - Caruana Fabiano : 1-0
Kramnik Vladimir - So Wesley : 0.5 - 0.5
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Ding Liren : 0-1

Round 11

Ding Liren - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
So Wesley - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana Fabiano - Kramnik Vladimir : 0.5 - 0.5
Aronian Levon - Karjakin Sergey : 0-1

Round 10

Grischuk Alexander - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
Kramnik Vladimir - Aronian Levon : 1 - 0
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Caruana Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5
Ding Liren - So Wesley: 0.5 - 0.5

Round 9

So Wesley - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana Fabiano - Ding Liren : 0.5 - 0.5
Aronian Levon - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin Sergey - Kramnik Vladimir : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 8

Grischuk Alexander - Kramnik Vladimir : 1 - 0
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
Ding Liren - Aronian Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
So Wesley - Caruana Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 7

Grischuk Alexander - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
Kramnik Vladimir - Ding Liren : 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin Sergey - So Wesley : 1 - 0
Aronian Levon - Caruana Fabiano : 0 - 1

Round 6

Caruana Fabiano - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
So Wesley - Aronian Levon : 1 - 0
Ding Liren - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Kramnik Vladimir : 1 - 0

Round 5

Aronian Levon - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana Fabiano - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
So Wesley - Kramnik Vladimir : 0.5 - 0.5
Ding Liren - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 4

Grischuk Alexander - Ding Liren : 0.5 - 0.5
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - So Wesley: 0.5 - 0.5
Kramnik Vladimir - Caruana Fabiano : 0 - 1
Karjakin Sergey - Aronian Levon : 0 - 1

Round 3

Karjakin Sergey - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Aronian Levon - Kramnik Vladimir : 0 - 1
Caruana Fabiano - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
So Wesley - Ding Liren : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 2

Grischuk Alexander - So Wesley : 1 - 0
Ding Liren - Caruana Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Aronian Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
Kramnik Vladimir - Karjakin Sergey: 0.5 - 0.5

Round 1

Kramnik Vladimir - Grischuk Alexander: 1 - 0
Karjakin Sergey - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0 - 1
Aronian Levon - Ding Liren : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana Fabiano - So Wesley: 1 - 0


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