Mamedyarov and So win in Round 6 Candidates Tournament 2018

Vladimir Kramnik may have started the Candidates Tournament 2018 exceptionally strong, as he scored 2.5 points in the first three games. Yet, he scored just 0.5 points in the 3, as he lost his Round 6 game against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Mamedyarov then joins Caruana in the top of the standings.

Meanwhile, after losing his first 2 games followed by 3 draws, Wesley So finally won a game in this tournament, at the expense of Levon Aronian.

Replay Round 6 games below:[replay]

The rest of the games were draws:

Candidates Tournament 2018 Round 6 Results

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Round 6 standings: 1st Caruana 4pts, 2nd Mamedyarov 4pts, 3rd Kramnik 3pts, 4th Grischuk 3pts, 5th Liren Ding 3pts, 6th Wesley So 2.5pts, 7th Aronian 2.5pts, 8th Karjakin 2pts

Candidates 2018 Final Ranking

14Caruana FabianoUSA278490557
27Mamedyarov ShakhriyarAZE280981.5354.75
32Karjakin SergeyRUS276380.5454.75
46Ding LirenCHN27697.50152.5
51Kramnik VladimirRUS28006.51341.5
68Grischuk AlexanderRUS27676.51244
75So WesleyUSA279960140.5
83Aronian LevonARM27944.50133

Replay all games: Candidates Tournament 2018.

A rest day follows Round 6, and Round 7 resumes tomorrow.

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