Sunday, March 16, 2014

After 3 rounds, who's the favorite to challenge Magnus Carlsen later this year?

Who is the favorite to win the Candidates Tournament to challenge Magnus Carlsen next year?   

Candidates Tournament: March 11 - April 1 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

How did the the qualifiers earn a spot in the Candidates' Tournament? Below is the breakdown:

Qualifiers by ratings (2):

1. Aronian
2. Karjakin

Qualifiers from the World Cup (2):

3. Kramnik
4. Andreikin

Qualifiers from the Grand Prix series (2):

5. Topalov
6. Mamedyarov

Organizers' nominee (1):

7. Svidler

World Championship Loser (1):

8. Anand


Anonymous said...

Andreikin for sure.

Anonymous said...

Andreikin for sure.

Anonymous said...

World championship looser? Please show some respect to the 5 times world champion.