Friday September 25, 2020

Chess with Sam Collins

Levon Aronian vs Vladimir Kramnik, FIDE Candidates 2018, Berlin

1st April, 2018

FIDE Candidates 2018, Berlin

The most important event of the year (apart from the World Championship match in London this November), the FIDE Candidates tournament took place in Berlin to determine Magnus Carlsen’s challenger. The tournament showcased highly entertaining chess of superlative quality, as featured in the two-game mini-match between players who finished nowhere near first place. Former world champion Vladimir Kramnik spoiled a strong start by losing several games in the middle of...

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