FIDE Candidates 2018

  Berlin GER 2018
Date Players Elo Average Games
Mar 10, 2018 8 2786 56

  Name ELO Points
  GM Caruana, Fabiano 2784 9.0
  GM Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 2809 8.0
  GM Karjakin, Sergey 2763 8.0
  GM Ding, Liren 2769 7.5
  GM Kramnik, Vladimir 2800 6.5
  GM Grischuk, Alexander 2767 6.5
  GM So, Wesley 2799 6.0
  GM Aronian, Levon 2794 4.5


FIDE Candidates 2018 Games

White Black Result Round Date Opening View
Kramnik, V Grischuk, A 1-0 1.1 Mar 10, 2018 A48 King's Indian, East Indian defence  
Karjakin, S Mamedyarov, S 0-1 1.2 Mar 10, 2018 C60 Ruy Lopez (Spanish opening)  
Aronian, L Ding, L ½-½ 1.3 Mar 10, 2018 A18 English, Mikenas-Carls variation  
Caruana, F So, W 1-0 1.4 Mar 10, 2018 E00 Queen's pawn game  
Grischuk, A So, W 1-0 2.1 Mar 11, 2018 C84 Ruy Lopez, closed defence  
Ding, L Caruana, F ½-½ 2.2 Mar 11, 2018 E06 Catalan, closed, 5.Nf3  
Mamedyarov, S Aronian, L ½-½ 2.3 Mar 11, 2018 E32 Nimzo-Indian, classical variation  
Kramnik, V Karjakin, S ½-½ 2.4 Mar 11, 2018 C67 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence, open variation  
Caruana, F Mamedyarov, S ½-½ 3.1 Mar 12, 2018 B90 Sicilian, Najdorf  
So, W Ding, L ½-½ 3.2 Mar 12, 2018 C89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall counter-attack  
Karjakin, S Grischuk, A ½-½ 3.3 Mar 12, 2018 C50 King's pawn game  
Aronian, L Kramnik, V 0-1 3.4 Mar 12, 2018 C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence  
Karjakin, S Aronian, L 0-1 4.1 Mar 14, 2018 D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna variation  
Grischuk, A Ding, L ½-½ 4.2 Mar 14, 2018 D43 Queen's Gambit Declined semi-Slav  
Mamedyarov, S So, W ½-½ 4.3 Mar 14, 2018 E37 Nimzo-Indian, classical, Noa variation, main line, 7.Qc2  
Kramnik, V Caruana, F 0-1 4.4 Mar 14, 2018 C42 Petrov's defence  
Aronian, L Grischuk, A ½-½ 5.1 Mar 15, 2018 E60 King's Indian defence  
Caruana, F Karjakin, S ½-½ 5.2 Mar 15, 2018 E06 Catalan, closed, 5.Nf3  
So, W Kramnik, V ½-½ 5.3 Mar 15, 2018 D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 5.cd  
Ding, L Mamedyarov, S ½-½ 5.4 Mar 15, 2018 E06 Catalan, closed, 5.Nf3  
So, W Aronian, L 1-0 6.1 Mar 16, 2018 C88 Ruy Lopez, closed  
Ding, L Karjakin, S ½-½ 6.2 Mar 16, 2018 D73 Neo-Gruenfeld, 5.Nf3  
Mamedyarov, S Kramnik, V 1-0 6.3 Mar 16, 2018 D35 Queen's Gambit Declined, 3...Nf6  
Caruana, F Grischuk, A ½-½ 6.4 Mar 16, 2018 E60 King's Indian defence  
Karjakin, S So, W 1-0 7.1 Mar 18, 2018 E51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 e8g8, 5.Nf3 d7d5  
Aronian, L Caruana, F 0-1 7.2 Mar 18, 2018 D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3  
Grischuk, A Mamedyarov, S ½-½ 7.3 Mar 18, 2018 D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin variation  
Kramnik, V Ding, L ½-½ 7.4 Mar 18, 2018 A28 English, four knights system  
So, W Caruana, F ½-½ 8.1 Mar 19, 2018 C42 Petrov's defence  
Grischuk, A Kramnik, V 1-0 8.2 Mar 19, 2018 D40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch defence  
Mamedyarov, S Karjakin, S ½-½ 8.3 Mar 19, 2018 E06 Catalan, closed, 5.Nf3  
Ding, L Aronian, L ½-½ 8.4 Mar 19, 2018 A13 English opening  
So, W Grischuk, A ½-½ 9.1 Mar 20, 2018 C67 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence, open variation  
Caruana, F Ding, L ½-½ 9.2 Mar 20, 2018 E00 Queen's pawn game  
Aronian, L Mamedyarov, S ½-½ 9.3 Mar 20, 2018 E06 Catalan, closed, 5.Nf3  
Karjakin, S Kramnik, V 1-0 9.4 Mar 20, 2018 D35 Queen's Gambit Declined, 3...Nf6  
Kramnik, V Aronian, L 1-0 10.1 Mar 22, 2018 C50 King's pawn game  
Mamedyarov, S Caruana, F ½-½ 10.2 Mar 22, 2018 E04 Catalan, open, 5.Nf3  
Ding, L So, W ½-½ 10.3 Mar 22, 2018 D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3  
Grischuk, A Karjakin, S ½-½ 10.4 Mar 22, 2018 E00 Queen's pawn game  
Caruana, F Kramnik, V ½-½ 11.1 Mar 23, 2018 D31 Queen's Gambit Declined, 3.Nc3  
Aronian, L Karjakin, S 0-1 11.2 Mar 23, 2018 A13 English opening  
Ding, L Grischuk, A ½-½ 11.3 Mar 23, 2018 A35 English, symmetrical variation  
So, W Mamedyarov, S ½-½ 11.4 Mar 23, 2018 E06 Catalan, closed, 5.Nf3  
Mamedyarov, S Ding, L 0-1 12.1 Mar 24, 2018 D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 5.cd  
Grischuk, A Aronian, L ½-½ 12.2 Mar 24, 2018 C88 Ruy Lopez, closed  
Karjakin, S Caruana, F 1-0 12.3 Mar 24, 2018 C42 Petrov's defence  
Kramnik, V So, W ½-½ 12.4 Mar 24, 2018 D31 Queen's Gambit Declined, 3.Nc3  
Mamedyarov, S Grischuk, A 1-0 13.1 Mar 26, 2018 D77 Neo-Gruenfeld, 6.O-O  
Ding, L Kramnik, V ½-½ 13.2 Mar 26, 2018 A13 English opening  
So, W Karjakin, S ½-½ 13.3 Mar 26, 2018 E37 Nimzo-Indian, classical, Noa variation, main line, 7.Qc2  
Caruana, F Aronian, L 1-0 13.4 Mar 26, 2018 C88 Ruy Lopez, closed  
Aronian, L So, W ½-½ 14.1 Mar 27, 2018 A30 English, symmetrical variation  
Karjakin, S Ding, L ½-½ 14.2 Mar 27, 2018 C84 Ruy Lopez, closed defence  
Kramnik, V Mamedyarov, S ½-½ 14.3 Mar 27, 2018 E06 Catalan, closed, 5.Nf3  
Grischuk, A Caruana, F 0-1 14.4 Mar 27, 2018 C43 Petrov, modern (Steinitz) attack