The Candidates Tournament

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Again a very interesting round! Anand’s position was tricky and incredibly good but he chose to repeat the moves. And thanks to Topalov’s win over Svidler he left the last place and it is shared now. Anand is leading with 7.5 points, Aronian has 6.5, Mamedyarov & Karjakin have 6.

Results of the 12th round

Anand 7 1/2 5 Andreikin
Aronian 6 1/2 5 Kramnik
Mamedyarov 5.5 1/2 5.5 Karjakin
Topalov 4.5 1-0 5.5 Svidler

Standings after 12 rounds

Anand 7.5
Aronian 6.5
Mamedyarov, Karjakin 6
Kramnik, Svidler, Topalov, Andreikin 5.5

Friday is a rest day.

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