FIDE Candidates 2016

  Moscow RUS 2016
Date Players Elo Average Games
Mar 11, 2016 8 2778 56

  Name ELO Points
  GM Karjakin, Sergey 2760 8.5
  GM Caruana, Fabiano 2794 7.5
  GM Anand, Viswanathan 2762 7.5
  GM Giri, Anish 2793 7.0
  GM Nakamura, Hikaru 2790 7.0
  GM Aronian, Levon 2786 7.0
  GM Svidler, Peter 2757 7.0
  GM Topalov, Veselin 2780 4.5


FIDE Candidates 2016 Games

White Black Result Round Date Opening View
Karjakin, S Svidler, P ½-½ 1.1 Mar 11, 2016 D16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav accepted, Alapin variation  
Nakamura, H Caruana, F ½-½ 1.2 Mar 11, 2016 A30 English, symmetrical variation  
Giri, A Aronian, L ½-½ 1.3 Mar 11, 2016 D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3  
Anand, V Topalov, V 1-0 1.4 Mar 11, 2016 C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence  
Svidler, P Topalov, V ½-½ 2.1 Mar 12, 2016 C67 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence, open variation  
Aronian, L Anand, V ½-½ 2.2 Mar 12, 2016 D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3  
Caruana, F Giri, A ½-½ 2.3 Mar 12, 2016 C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence  
Karjakin, S Nakamura, H 1-0 2.4 Mar 12, 2016 E15 Queen's Indian, 4.g3  
Nakamura, H Svidler, P ½-½ 3.1 Mar 13, 2016 D16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav accepted, Alapin variation  
Giri, A Karjakin, S ½-½ 3.2 Mar 13, 2016 E15 Queen's Indian, 4.g3  
Anand, V Caruana, F ½-½ 3.3 Mar 13, 2016 C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence  
Topalov, V Aronian, L 0-1 3.4 Mar 13, 2016 A29 English, four knights, kingside fianchetto  
Svidler, P Aronian, L ½-½ 4.1 Mar 15, 2016 A22 English opening  
Caruana, F Topalov, V ½-½ 4.2 Mar 15, 2016 C50 King's pawn game  
Karjakin, S Anand, V 1-0 4.3 Mar 15, 2016 A06 Reti opening  
Nakamura, H Giri, A ½-½ 4.4 Mar 15, 2016 D45 Queen's Gambit Declined semi-Slav, 5.e3  
Giri, A Svidler, P ½-½ 5.1 Mar 16, 2016 D73 Neo-Gruenfeld, 5.Nf3  
Anand, V Nakamura, H ½-½ 5.2 Mar 16, 2016 C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence  
Topalov, V Karjakin, S ½-½ 5.3 Mar 16, 2016 E15 Queen's Indian, 4.g3  
Aronian, L Caruana, F ½-½ 5.4 Mar 16, 2016 A77 Benoni, classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2  
Anand, V Svidler, P 1-0 6.1 Mar 17, 2016 C88 Ruy Lopez, closed  
Topalov, V Giri, A ½-½ 6.2 Mar 17, 2016 E60 King's Indian defence  
Aronian, L Nakamura, H 1-0 6.3 Mar 17, 2016 E15 Queen's Indian, 4.g3  
Caruana, F Karjakin, S ½-½ 6.4 Mar 17, 2016 E15 Queen's Indian, 4.g3  
Svidler, P Caruana, F ½-½ 7.1 Mar 19, 2016 A35 English, symmetrical variation  
Karjakin, S Aronian, L ½-½ 7.2 Mar 19, 2016 A05 Reti opening  
Nakamura, H Topalov, V 1-0 7.3 Mar 19, 2016 D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 4.e3 Bf5  
Giri, A Anand, V ½-½ 7.4 Mar 19, 2016 D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3  
Svidler, P Karjakin, S ½-½ 8.1 Mar 20, 2016 A29 English, four knights, kingside fianchetto  
Caruana, F Nakamura, H 1-0 8.2 Mar 20, 2016 C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence  
Aronian, L Giri, A ½-½ 8.3 Mar 20, 2016 D30 Queen's gambit declined  
Topalov, V Anand, V ½-½ 8.4 Mar 20, 2016 D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3  
Topalov, V Svidler, P ½-½ 9.1 Mar 21, 2016 C88 Ruy Lopez, closed  
Anand, V Aronian, L 1-0 9.2 Mar 21, 2016 C50 King's pawn game  
Giri, A Caruana, F ½-½ 9.3 Mar 21, 2016 D70 Neo-Gruenfeld defence  
Nakamura, H Karjakin, S ½-½ 9.4 Mar 21, 2016 E15 Queen's Indian, 4.g3  
Svidler, P Nakamura, H ½-½ 10.1 Mar 23, 2016 A29 English, four knights, kingside fianchetto  
Karjakin, S Giri, A ½-½ 10.2 Mar 23, 2016 D45 Queen's Gambit Declined semi-Slav, 5.e3  
Caruana, F Anand, V 1-0 10.3 Mar 23, 2016 A29 English, four knights, kingside fianchetto  
Aronian, L Topalov, V ½-½ 10.4 Mar 23, 2016 A29 English, four knights, kingside fianchetto  
Aronian, L Svidler, P 0-1 11.1 Mar 24, 2016 D16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav accepted, Alapin variation  
Topalov, V Caruana, F ½-½ 11.2 Mar 24, 2016 A33 English, symmetrical variation  
Anand, V Karjakin, S 1-0 11.3 Mar 24, 2016 C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence  
Giri, A Nakamura, H ½-½ 11.4 Mar 24, 2016 C50 King's pawn game  
Svidler, P Giri, A ½-½ 12.1 Mar 25, 2016 A29 English, four knights, kingside fianchetto  
Nakamura, H Anand, V 1-0 12.2 Mar 25, 2016 A29 English, four knights, kingside fianchetto  
Karjakin, S Topalov, V 1-0 12.3 Mar 25, 2016 B90 Sicilian, Najdorf  
Caruana, F Aronian, L ½-½ 12.4 Mar 25, 2016 C84 Ruy Lopez, closed defence  
Caruana, F Svidler, P ½-½ 13.1 Mar 27, 2016 C84 Ruy Lopez, closed defence  
Aronian, L Karjakin, S ½-½ 13.2 Mar 27, 2016 A29 English, four knights, kingside fianchetto  
Topalov, V Nakamura, H 0-1 13.3 Mar 27, 2016 D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3  
Anand, V Giri, A ½-½ 13.4 Mar 27, 2016 C50 King's pawn game  
Svidler, P Anand, V ½-½ 14.1 Mar 28, 2016 A29 English, four knights, kingside fianchetto  
Giri, A Topalov, V ½-½ 14.2 Mar 28, 2016 E06 Catalan, closed, 5.Nf3  
Nakamura, H Aronian, L ½-½ 14.3 Mar 28, 2016 D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin variation  
Karjakin, S Caruana, F 1-0 14.4 Mar 28, 2016 B67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Rauzer attack, 7...a6 defence, 8...Bd7