A win for Karjakin and three draws in round 8 of Candidates 2014

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The only win in the eight round of Candidates 2014 is that of Karjakin (blacks) over Svidler. All other games finished in draws, most notably the draw between Aronian and Anand in only 19 moves. Review the games with analysis at ChessBomb: Candidates Tournament 2014.

Commentary of Round 8 games by GM Alexander Delchev

Pre-game analysis Aronian-Anand in round 8 of Candidates 2014 by GM Alexander Delchev
This is the most important game of the 8-th round. The game between the two leading players (both have +2) promises full entertainment to chess fans. Everyone remembers the great Aronian-Anand game...

Commentary of games from previous rounds

Results - round 8

4GMKramnik VladimirRUS½-½GMAndreikin DmitryRUS1
3GMSvidler PeterRUS0-1GMKarjakin SergeyRUS2
8GMTopalov VeselinBUL½-½GMMamedyarov ShakhriyarAZE5
7GMAronian LevonARM½-½GMAnand ViswanathanIND6


NameFedFIDE EloPts.S-B
1Viswanathan AnandIND2770520.25
2Levon AronianARM2830518.75
3Vladimir KramnikRUS27874.517.25
5Veselin TopalovBUL27853.514.75
6Dmitry AndreikinRUS27093.514.75
4Peter SvidlerRUS27583.513.5
8Sergey KarjakinRUS27663.513
7Shakhriyar MamedyarovAZE27573.512.25

Pairings for all rounds

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