Anand leading by a full point after round 9 of Candidates - results and commentary

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Ninth round of Candidates 2014 finished with a whole point advance for Anand.

Commentary of Round 9 games by GM Alexander Delchev

Anand-Topalov (1-0)
Anand showed his wish to enter in an open fight, choosing the sharp line 6.h3 in Najdorf which theory is still in development. He already played it in 2013, so it was surely analysed by Topalov's team.... see game with commentary

Commentary of games from previous rounds

Results - round 9

2GMKarjakin SergeyRUS1-0GMKramnik VladimirRUS4
1GMAndreikin DmitryRUS½-½GMSvidler PeterRUS3
6GMAnand ViswanathanIND1-0GMTopalov VeselinBUL8
5GMMamedyarov ShakhriyarAZE1-0GMAronian LevonARM7


NameFedFIDE EloPts.S-B
1Viswanathan AnandIND2770625.75
2Levon AronianARM2830522
3Vladimir KramnikRUS27874.520.5
4Sergey KarjakinRUS27664.519.5
5Shakhriyar MamedyarovAZE27574.518.75
6Dmitry AndreikinRUS2709417.75
7Peter SvidlerRUS2758417
8Veselin TopalovBUL27853.516.75

Pairings for all rounds

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