– Russian grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik defeated his rival from the Armenian Levon Aronian in the 10th round of the tournament of the candidates tournament in Berlin.
The other three reporting the tour match ended in a draw. The speech is about games Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin (both Russia), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan) – Fabiano Caruana (USA), Ding Liren (China) – Wesley so (USA).
In the first place in the standings is Caruana at 6.5 points, the second – Mamedyarov (6), the third – Grischuk (5.5 in). Followed by Ding Liren and Karjakin (5), Kramnik (4,5), (4), Aronian (3,5).
The winner at the end of 14 rounds in November will play in the match for the world title against the current holder of the title to Norwegian Magnus Carlsen.
In 2016 with the Norwegian for the title of world champion fought Sergey Karjakin (Carlsen won).