Candidates 2018The 2018 Candidates Tournament will be played in Berlin on 10-28 March. The winner will get a chance to fight for the World Championship title against Magnus Carlsen this November in London.

Live game with analysis will be provided daily on Chessdom by the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish.

FIDE publishes the pairings for the 2018 FIDE Candidates’ Tournament.

Round 1 on 10.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
1 GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 - GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 8
2 GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 - GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 7
3 GM Aronian Levon 2797 - GM Ding Liren 2769 6
4 GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 - GM So Wesley 2799 5

Round 2 on 11.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
8 GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 - GM So Wesley 2799 5
6 GM Ding Liren 2769 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 4
7 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 - GM Aronian Levon 2797 3
1 GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 2

Round 3 on 12.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
2 GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 - GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 8
3 GM Aronian Levon 2797 - GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 1
4 GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 - GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 7
5 GM So Wesley 2799 - GM Ding Liren 2769 6

Round 4 on 14.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
8 GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 - GM Ding Liren 2769 6
7 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 - GM So Wesley 2799 5
1 GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 4
2 GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 - GM Aronian Levon 2797 3

Round 5 on 15.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
3 GM Aronian Levon 2797 - GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 8
4 GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 2
5 GM So Wesley 2799 - GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 1
6 GM Ding Liren 2769 - GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 7

Round 6 on 16.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
4 GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 - GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 8
5 GM So Wesley 2799 - GM Aronian Levon 2797 3
6 GM Ding Liren 2769 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 2
7 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 - GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 1

Round 7 on 18.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
8 GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 - GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 7
1 GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 - GM Ding Liren 2769 6
2 GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 - GM So Wesley 2799 5
3 GM Aronian Levon 2797 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 4

Round 8 on 19.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
8 GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 - GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 1
7 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 2
6 GM Ding Liren 2769 - GM Aronian Levon 2797 3
5 GM So Wesley 2799 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 4

Round 9 on 20.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
5 GM So Wesley 2799 - GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 8
4 GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 - GM Ding Liren 2769 6
3 GM Aronian Levon 2797 - GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 7
2 GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 - GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 1

Round 10 on 22.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
8 GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 2
1 GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 - GM Aronian Levon 2797 3
7 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 4
6 GM Ding Liren 2769 - GM So Wesley 2799 5

Round 11 on 23.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
6 GM Ding Liren 2769 - GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 8
5 GM So Wesley 2799 - GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 7
4 GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 - GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 1
3 GM Aronian Levon 2797 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 2

Round 12 on 24.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
8 GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 - GM Aronian Levon 2797 3
2 GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 4
1 GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 - GM So Wesley 2799 5
7 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 - GM Ding Liren 2769 6

Round 13 on 26.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
7 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 - GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 8
6 GM Ding Liren 2769 - GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 1
5 GM So Wesley 2799 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 2
4 GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 - GM Aronian Levon 2797 3

Round 14 on 27.03.2018 at 15.00

SNr Name Elo Erg. Name Elo SNr
8 GM Grischuk Alexander 2767 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2784 4
3 GM Aronian Levon 2797 - GM So Wesley 2799 5
2 GM Karjakin Sergey 2763 - GM Ding Liren 2769 6
1 GM Kramnik Vladimir 2800 - GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2814 7

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