Candidates Tournament 2020-21, Round 14 - Live!

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4/27/2021 – After the longest half-time break ever, the Candidates Tournament in Yekaterinburg resumed last week. Ian Nepomniachtchi won the tournament with a round to spare and thus gained the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen for the World Championship title. Follow the games live with commentary. All rounds kick off at 16:00 local time (13:00 CEST, 7:00 ET) | Photo: Lennart Ootes / FIDE

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Round 14

Ian Nepomniachtchi gained the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen in the upcoming World Championship match after winning the Candidates Tournament with a round to spare. Russia’s number 1 drew Maxime Vachier-Lagrave while second-placed Anish Giri was defeated by Alexander Grischuk. Given the tiebreak criteria, even if Giri catches up with Nepo in the last round, he would not be granted tournament victory.

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