Carlsen and Aronian win in Round 12 Tata Steel Masters 2017

The game between Wesley So vs. Wei Yi in the penultimate Round 12 of Tata Steel Masters 2017 ended in a draw. Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aronian won against Pavel Eljanov and Loek Van Wely, respectively. Replay Round 12 games below:Replay »

Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 12 Results

#WhiteResultBlack
1So, Wesley½-½Wei, Yi
2Aronian, Levon1-0Van Wely, Loek
3Adhiban, Baskaran½-½Giri, Anish
4Karjakin, Sergey½-½Nepomniachtchi, Ian
5Eljanov, Pavel0-1Carlsen, Magnus
6Harikrishna, Pentala½-½Rapport, Richard
7Wojtaszek, Radoslaw½-½Andreikin, Dmitry

Thus, at the end of Round 12, with one final round to go, Wesley So still leads, by a half point, followed by Carlsen, Aronian, and Wei Yi, tied in second place:

Tata Steel Masters 2017 Ranking after Round 12

#NameFEDRatingPtsSB
1So, WesleyUSA2808844.5
2Carlsen, MagnusNOR28407.543.5
Aronian, LevonARM27807.542.25
Wei, YiCHN27067.541.25
5Adhiban, BaskaranIND26536.538.5
Karjakin, SergeyRUS27856.535.5
Eljanov, PavelUKR27556.535
8Harikrishna, PentalaIND2766637
Giri, AnishNED2773634.5
10Andreikin, DmitryRUS2736529.25
Nepomniachtchi, IanRUS2767528.75
Wojtaszek, RadoslawPOL2750526
13Rapport, RichardHUN27024.525.5
14Van Wely, LoekNED26952.513.5

Replay all the games in Tata Steel Masters 2017.

It definitely is a close race leading to the final round. Thus, it is only but just necessary that we take a look at the match-ups for the last round:

Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 13 Match-ups:

Andreikin, D. vs. Aronian, L.
Wei, Y. vs. Wojtaszek, R.
Nepomniachtchi, I. vs. So, W.
Carlsen, M. vs. Karjakin, S.
Giri, A. vs. Eljanov, P.
Rapport, R. vs. Adhiban, B.
Van Wely, L. vs. Harikrishna, P.

Stay tuned for the live coverage of the Round 13 games.

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