The Candidates Chess Tournament 2016 took place in Moscow from March 11 to 29, 2016 and was played over 14 rounds.
Eight of the world’s top chess grandmasters participated. The winner is the challenger to face the reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen.
Fabiano Caruana (USA) Elo 2794, World Rank 3
Anish Giri (the Netherlands) Elo 2793, World Rank 4
Hikaru Nakamura (USA) Elo 2790, World Rank 6
Levon Aronian (Armenia) Elo 2786, World Rank 7
Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria) Elo 2780, World Rank 8
Viswanathan Anand (India) Elo 2762, World Rank 12
Sergey Karjakin (Russia) Elo 2760, World Rank 13
Peter Svidler (Russia) Elo 2757, World Rank 16
Karjakin wins the tournament and is the challenger to face world champion Magnus Carlsen in a match for the title.
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