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2014-03-12 15:34:07
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1Canada  cc14226285672014-03-12 16:48:26
The Candidates

The Candidates tournament is an eight player double round-robin event played over fourteen rounds in all. It will be held in the Russian city of Khanty Mansiysk. The winner will challenge Magnus Carlsen in the world Championship that is to take place in November 2014 (yes, the world Championship is now going to become an annual affair!). So who are the gladiators taking part in this highly esteemed event
1.Viswanathan Anand
2.Vladimir Kramnik
3.Dmitry Andreiken
4.Veselin Topalov
5.Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
6.Levon Aronian
7.Sergey Karjakin
8.Peter Svidler
The fun starts 13/03/2014/
the winner plays Carlsen for the world Championship.

2Canada  cc14226285672014-03-13 08:36:23
Dmitry Andreikin Vladimir Kramnik ½-½
Sergey Karjakin Peter Svidler ½-½
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Veselin Topalov ½-½
Viswanathan Anand Levon Aronian 1-0

round 1

3Canada  cc14226285672014-03-13 08:46:47
The exact schedule of the event:

11 March: Arrivals
12 March: Opening Ceremony & Players Meeting
13-15 March: Rounds 1-3
16 March: Free day
17-19 March: Rounds 4-6
20 March: Free day
21-23 March: Rounds 7-9
24 March: Free day
25-27 March: Rounds 10-12
28 March: Free day
29-30 March: Rounds 13-14
31 March: Tiebreaks / Closing ceremony
1 April: Departures
You can watch it live daily on CHESStv or Chessbomb.Check local time zones

4Canada  dsuttlesChessHere Moderator2014-03-13 09:04:46
Yes, first day, Anand changes the script, beats Aronian. Good game?

5England  cc1422628553ChessHere Moderator2014-03-13 12:31:05
Aronian took 30 mins over 23..c6. The engine gave ...Rc8. He made moves 35-40 in 15 sec to make the 2hr cut off.

He started to lose it with 22...Knf6

6Canada  dsuttlesChessHere Moderator2014-03-14 06:00:31
Good day for chess news today.-

7Canada  cc14226285672014-03-14 08:05:40
round 2

Levon Aronian Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 1-0
Peter Svidler Dmitry Andreikin 1-0
Veselin Topalov Viswanathan Anand ½-½
Vladimir Kramnik Sergey Karjakin 1-0

8Canada  dsuttlesChessHere Moderator2014-03-14 08:49:06
Is it my imagination, or is this event special?-

9Canada  cc14226285672014-03-15 09:59:10
Dmitry Andreikin Sergey Karjakin ½-½
Peter Svidler Vladimir Kramnik ½-½
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Viswanathan Anand 0-1
Veselin Topalov Levon Aronian ½-½
round 3

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