Victory for Topalov and Mamedyarov in round 6 of Candidates 2014

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Sixth round of Candidates 2014 finishes with victory for Topalov and Mamedyarov. Anand is still leading with 4.0/6 points.

Commentary of Round 6 games by GM Alexander Delchev

Topalov-Kramnik (1-0)
This game announces the big return for Topalov in the tournament. This is his first victory here in this tournament and his partial (at least psychological) revenge for the lost Championship match in 2006. Kramnik should be regretting missing the chance on move 10 to refute Topalov's opening experiment 8Be5... see game with commentary

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Commentary of games from previous rounds

Results - round 6

7GMAronian LevonARM½-½GMAndreikin DmitryRUS1
6GMAnand ViswanathanIND½-½GMKarjakin SergeyRUS2
5GMMamedyarov ShakhriyarAZE1-0GMSvidler PeterRUS3
8GMTopalov VeselinBUL1-0GMKramnik VladimirRUS4


NameFedFIDE EloPts.S-B
1Viswanathan AnandIND2770411.75
2Levon AronianARM28303.510
3Veselin TopalovBUL278539.5
4Vladimir KramnikRUS278738.75
5Shakhriyar MamedyarovAZE275737.75
6Peter SvidlerRUS275837.75
7Sergey KarjakinRUS27662.57.5
8Dmitry AndreikinRUS270926.5

Pairings for all rounds

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