The winner of the Candidates Tournament will challenge Magnus Carlsen for the world championship title in the last quarter of 2014.
IND, former world champion
RUS, world cup 2013 winner
RUS, world cup 2013 finalist
BUL, grand-prix 2012-13 winner
AZE, grand-prix 2012-13 runner-up
ARM, rating list 2012-13
RUS, rating list 2012-13
RUS, host nominee
The official closing ceremony concluded the FIDE Candidates Tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk today.
Viswanathan Anand concluded the FIDE Candidates Tournament with a draw against Peter Svidler for a total of 8,5/14 points.
Viswanathan Anand will have another shot at the World Chess Championship title after winning the Candidates Tournament 2014 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
Viswanathan Anand took a practical decision to accept draw against Dmitry Andreikin in a better, but extremely complicated position.
Sergey Karjakin – Viswanathan Anand English Opening А13 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3. A combative approach
The 13th round of the candidates tournament turned decisive. Viswanathan Anand needed a draw to get very close to the overall victory.
Veselin Topalov – Peter Svidler Sicilian Defense B49 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nc3 Qc7 6.Be3 a6 7.Be2 b5. The classical way of handling this position is 7…Nf6
Slowly but surely the chess fest in Khanty-Mansiysk comes to an end. Very soon we will find out who is going to play the World Championship match against Magnus Carlsen.