ALEXANDER GRISCHUK - THE MAN OF THE HOUR Rounds 4 and 5 of the Candidates Tournament 2018 have just finished and they have left the spectators with mixed feelings. Whereas round 4 continued where round 3 has left us, round 5 was the cold shower. Considering that the aftertaste of the 5th round is still very much…Read more
CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT 2018
Coverage of the Candidates Tournament 2018.
Game analysis, round reports, news and opinions and more.
Round 2 After the bloodbath in the first round, in the round 2 of the FIDE Chess Candidates Tournament 2018, the players have slightly slowed down. At least result wise. Out of the four games, only one ended with the decisive result. However, that is not to say that the games weren't interesting - on…Read more
BLOODY BEGINNING The participants The World Chess Candidates Tournament is a tournament which determines the challenger for the World Chess Championship Match (Carlsen M. is the current defender). Eight players In the 2018 edition, which takes play in Berlin, Germany, between March 10-28, 2018, the participants are: Levon Aronian - Winner of the 2017 World…Read more