Magnus Carlsen convincingly won against his would-be challenger in the world championship, Sergey Karjakin, to take the lead in the Bilbao Masters Final 2016 after Round 3.
The other games: Hikaru Nakamura vs. Wei Yi and Anish Giri vs. Wesley So were drawn.
With 3 points for a win and 1 for a draw, ranking after Round 3 are as follows:
Bilbao Masters Final 2016 Standings after Round 3
|2||Hikaru Nakamura||United States||2787||5|
|3||Wesley So||United States||2770||3|
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