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Fide Candidates Tournament 2018 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 12, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2800 2.5
2 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2809 2
3 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2784 2
4 Ding, Liren CHN 2769 1.5
5 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2767 1.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2763 1
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2794 1
8 So, Wesley USA 2799 0.5

Caruana, Fabiano (2784) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2809) [B90]
FIDE Candidates 2018 Berlin GER (3.1), 2018-03-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Be3 Be7 9. Qd2 Nbd7 10. g4 O-O 11. g5 Nh5 12. O-O-O b5 13. Nd5 Bxd5 14. exd5 f6 15. gxf6 Bxf6 16. Kb1 Nf4 17. Rg1 Kh8 18. Bd3 Bg5 19. Na5 Bh6 20. Nc6 Qh4 21. Qb4 Rf6 22. a4 Qxh2 23. Be4 Qe2 24. Bxf4 Bxf4 25. Qa5 Nc5 26. Qc7 Bh6 27. Nd8 Nxe4 28. fxe4 Rf8 29. Nf7+ Rxf7 30. Qxf7 Rc8 31. Rc1 Qxe4 32. Rgf1 Bf4 33. Rg1 Bh6 34. Rgf1 Rg8 35. Rcd1 bxa4 36. Qe7 Qg6 37. Rf8 Bg5 38. Rxg8+ Kxg8 39. Qd7 h5 40. Rg1 e4 41. Qxa4 e3 42. Qxa6 Qf5 43. Qa8+ Kh7 44. Qe8 Bf4 45. Qe6 g6 46. Rf1 Kg7 47. Qxf5 gxf5 48. c4 Bg3 49. Rg1 h4  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2799) – Ding, Liren (2769) [C89]
FIDE Candidates 2018 Berlin GER (3.2), 2018-03-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. Re1 Bd6 13. d3 Bf5 14. Qf3 Qh4 15. g3 Qh3 16. Be3 Bxd3 17. Nd2 Qf5 18. Bd4 Rfd8 19. a4 h6 20. h4 Rac8 21. axb5 axb5 22. Bxd5 cxd5 23. Qxf5 Bxf5 24. Ra5 b4 25. Rxd5 Be6 26. Ra5 bxc3 27. Bxc3 Rb8 28. Nf1 Bb4 29. Raa1 Bc5 30. Ne3 Rd3 31. Red1 Rbd8 32. Rxd3 Rxd3 33. Rd1 Rxd1+ 34. Nxd1 Bb3 35. Ne3 Bxe3 36. fxe3 Kf8 37. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2763) – Grischuk, Alexander (2767) [C50]
FIDE Candidates 2018 Berlin GER (3.3), 2018-03-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. Nc3 h6 6. h3 d6 7. Na4 Bb6 8. a3 Ne7 9. b4 Ng6 10. O-O O-O 11. c3 c6 12. Nxb6 axb6 13. Bb3 Re8 14. Re1 Be6 15. Bc2 d5 16. exd5 Nxd5 17. Bd2 Bf5 18. d4 Bxc2 19. Qxc2 exd4 20. Rxe8+ Qxe8 21. Nxd4 b5 22. a4 bxa4 23. Rxa4 Rxa4 24. Qxa4 Ngf4 25. Qd1 Qe4 26. Qf1 Ne6 27. f3 Qg6 28. Nxe6 Qxe6 29. Qd3 b5 30. c4 bxc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2794) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2800) [C65]
FIDE Candidates 2018 Berlin GER (3.4), 2018-03-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. O-O Qe7 7. h3 Rg8 8. Kh1 Nh5 9. c3 g5 10. Nxe5 g4 11. d4 Bd6 12. g3 Bxe5 13. dxe5 Qxe5 14. Qd4 Qe7 15. h4 c5 16. Qc4 Be6 17. Qb5+ c6 18. Qa4 f5 19. Bg5 Rxg5 20. hxg5 f4 21. Qd1 Rd8 22. Qc1 fxg3 23. Na3 Rd3 24. Rd1 Bd5 25. f3 gxf3 26. exd5 Qe2 27. Re1 g2+  0 – 1 (view game)

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