Candidates Tournament 2016

Anand surges, Caruana survives as Candidates near the final turn

The leaderboard was shaken up in round nine of the Moscow Candidates when 5-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand broke the hearts of Armenian fans everywhere by defeating tournament co-leader Levon Aronian to leap into a tie for first place.

Alejandro Ramirez and Yasser Seirawan prep for another day on Today in Chess

Today In Chess | GM Eric Hansen Reports

by GM Eric Hansen

Day one of filming Today in Chess has just wrapped up. While the concept of the show is fresh, most of the crew that orchestrates the production has had ample experience doing this type of stuff with one glaring exception: me! But before I get too much into that, I might as well talk about a pretty exciting round of chess that just happened in round 8 of the 2016 Candidates Tournament.

GM Yasser Seirawan, GM Eric Hansen, GM Maurice Ashley, GM Alejandro Ramirez prepare for Today in Chess

Round 9

Replay Round 9
White Result Black
Topalov, Veselin
½ - ½

Round 8

Replay Round 8
White Result Black
Svidler, Peter
½ - ½

Today In Chess | GM Yasser Seirawan Reports

by GM Yasser Seirawan

The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) is pleased to announce the creation of a new online show, “Today in Chess.”

GM Yasser Seirawan prepares for the broadcast

Round 7

Replay Round 7
White Result Black
Karjakin, Sergey ½ - ½ Aronian, Levon

Round 6

Replay Round 6
White Result Black
Anand, Vishy 1 - 0 Svidler, Peter

Round 5

Replay Round 5
White Result Black
Giri, Anish ½ - ½ Svidler, Peter
Anand, Vishy

Round 4

Replay Round 4
White Result Black
Svidler, Peter ½ - ½ Aronian, Levon
Caruana, Fabiano

Round 3

Replay Round 3
White Result Black
Nakamura, Hikaru ½ - ½ Svidler, Peter
Giri, Anish

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