Fabiano Caruana regained his +3 win-loss margin when he defeated Levon Aronian in the penultimate round of the Candidates Tournament 2018. As a result, he also regained the sole lead leading to the final round. Moreover, this is Aronian’s 6th loss in the tournament.
Meanwhile, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won his Round 13 game against Alexander Grischuk, thus joining Sergey Karjakin in second place. Karjakin drew against Wesley So.
Karjakin and Mamedyarov are still within striking distance of the sole leader, Caruana.
Candidates 2018 Round 13 Results
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Round 13 Standings:
1st Caruana – 8pts;
2nd Mamedyarov, Karjakin – 7.5pts;
4th Ding Liren 7pts;
5th Grischuk 6.5pts;
6th Kramnik 6pts;
7th Wesley So 5.5pts;
8th Aronian 4pts
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Candidates 2018 Final Ranking
Final Round (Round 14) Match-ups