Moscow
Aronian - Karjakin
After 26.c6! White seized the initiative, but Black saved half a point with a heroic resistance. Only one round is left to play at the Candidates in Moscow.
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Fagernes
Hou Yifan - Hammer
The World Champion in rock solid: 50.Kd5 Kxa5 51.Kc5! A qualification tournament for Stavanger ended in Norway.
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Moscow
Anand - Karjakin
White creates a strong outpost in Black's camp: 31.b6 a6 32.Rc7! Vishy Anand returns to the top position at the Candidates.
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Moscow
Nakamura - Anand
A quiet move followed in this picturesque position: 14.d3!, and soon White got a decisive advantage. The candidates tournament in Moscow approaches the final stage.
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Moscow
Caruana - Anand
Direct attack on Anand: 18.Bxh6! Fabiano Caruana becomes a co-leader of the Candidates.
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Moscow
Anand - Aronian
White slowly increases the pressure: 26.b5! Bb7 27.c4! The candidates tournament continues at the Central Telegraph.
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Moscow
Caruana - Nakamura
With 25.Rg3! White managed to hold an advantage. The candidates tournament goes on in Moscow.
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Moscow
Svidler - Caruana
After 15.Qc1! White won an opening duel - but not the game. The candidates tournament continues in Moscow.
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Moscow
Aronian - Nakamura
Nakamura has touched his king and had to play it. After 74...Kf8? 75.Kf6 Ra6+ 76.Rd6 Black's position became hopeless.
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Moscow
Karjakin - Anand
After 43.Nc3! Black resigned, as he cannot parry both 44.Nxd5 and 44.Rxe7+. Sergey Karjakin becomes a leader of the Candidates.
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Lviv
Hou Yifan - Muzychuk
White seizes the initiative on the kingside: 28.g3! Hou Yifan defeats Mariya Muzychuk and reclaims the World Champion title.
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Moscow
Karjakin - Nakamura
Black's piece sacrifice was unsound: 33.Qf2! Qxd3 34.Rc7. The Candidates tournament continues in Moscow.
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2021 Superfinal