16th March 2014, Kuala Lumpur – Today is a rest day in Khanty Mansiysk Russia for the FIDE Candidates Championship 2014. Vishy Anand won his third round game when he won with black against Mamedyarov Shakhriya of Azebaijan yesterday. Anand is leading with 2.5 points after round 3.
The official website reported that the former World Champion Viswanathan Anand moved into sole lead after defeating Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in round 3 of Candidates Tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk.
With the other three games, Dmitry Andreikin – Sergey Karjakin, Veselin Topalov – Levon Aronian and Peter Svidler – Vladimir Kramnik, being drawn, Anand is alone on the top of the crosstable with 2,5 points.
Svidler and Kramnik are sharing the second place with 2 points each. Topalov and Aronian are on 1,5 points, while Andreikin and Karjakin are on 1 point each. Mamedyarov remained on 0,5 points.
Here is the round 3 game between Shahkhriyar Mamedyarov and Vishy Anand in FIDE Candidates 2014, Khanty Mansiysk, Russia played on Saturday, 15 March 2014. Black pieces won in 31 moves.
Official website: http://candidates2014.fide.com/standings/