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FIDE Candidates Tournament

The 2020 Candidates Tournament is an 8-player double round-robin that will decide Magnus Carlsen's challenger for the World Championship match that's set to take place in Dubai this November. The 14-round event is being played in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Yekaterinburg, Russia from 17 March to 3 April 2020. The players have 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 minutes for the next 20 moves, then 15 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. No draw offers are allowed until after move 40.

Tournament schedule

Round 1 2020-03-17 11:00:00
Round 2 2020-03-18 10:30:00
Round 3 2020-03-19 11:00:00
Round 4 2020-03-21 11:00:00
Round 5 2020-03-22 11:00:00
Round 6 2020-03-23 11:00:00
Round 7 2020-03-25 11:00:00
Round 8 2021-04-19 11:00:00
Round 9 2021-04-20 11:00:00
Round 10 2021-04-21 11:00:00
Round 11 2021-04-23 11:00:00
Round 12 2021-04-24 11:00:00
Round 13 2021-04-26 11:00:00
Round 14 2021-04-27 11:00:00

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Round 2

White Black Result
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 2770 Ding, Liren 2796 1-0
Nepomniachtchi, Ian 2767 Grischuk, Alexander 2777 1/2-1/2
Wang, Hao 2758 Giri, Anish 2769 1/2-1/2
Caruana, Fabiano 2791 Alekseenko, Kirill 2704 1-0