GM Evgeny Miroshnichenko comments on the games of the 13th round


Sergey Karjakin – Viswanathan Anand English Opening А13  1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3. A combative approach

When a draw is a win

The 13th round of the candidates tournament turned decisive. Viswanathan Anand needed a draw to get very close to the overall victory.

Viswanathan Anand qualifies for 2014 FIDE World Championship Match


Viswanathan Anand will have another shot at the World Chess Championship title after winning the Candidates Tournament 2014 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

GM Evgeny Miroshnichenko comments on the games of the 12th round


 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

The day of missed victories


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.

Round 12: Anand takes a practical decision, draws Andreikin

Viswanathan Anand took a practical decision to accept draw against Dmitry Andreikin in a better, but extremely complicated position.