Candidates R14: Three decisive results

by ChessBase
4/27/2021 – Ding Liren, Kirill Alekseenko and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave finished the 2020-21 Candidates Tournament on a high note, scoring wins over Ian Nepomniachtchi, Anish Giri and Wang Hao respectively. Fabiano Caruana and Alexander Grischuk signed a draw. In his last interview of the event, Wang announced his retirement from professional chess. | Full report to follow shortly.

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Round 14

The eight-player Candidates tournament is one of the most prestigious global chess events, held every two years. The event will determine who will challenge the defender Magnus Carlsen for the title of the World Chess Champion. 

All the results from round 14:

Anish Giri 0-1 Kirill Alekseenko
Fabiano Caruana ½-½ Alexander Grischuk
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 1-0 Wang Hao
Ding Liren 1-0 Ian Nepomniachtchi

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Replay the action of round 14 with live commentary:

Commentary by Sagar Shah, Amruta Mokal, Swapnil and Nihal

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