The party took place the 13th round of the candidates tournament for the title of world chess champion, held in Berlin.
Time control: 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 minutes for 20 moves and 15 minutes before end of party with addition of 30 seconds per move starting from the first.
The tournament Sergey Karjakin (Russia, 2763), Levon Aronian (Armenia, 2794), Ding Liren (China, 2769), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan, 2809), Alexander Grischuk (Russia, 2767), Fabiano Caruana (USA, 2784), Wesley so (USA, 2799), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia, 2800).
Fabiano Caruana defeated Levon Aronian, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov — Alexander Grischuk.
Party Wesley — Sergey Karjakin and Ding Liren — Vladimir Kramnik ended in a draw.
The situation of the parties. 8 Caruana, Karjakin, Mamedyarov — 7.5, Ding Liren 7, 6,5 Grischuk, Kramnik 6, 5,5, 4 Aronian