Candidates Tournament 2016 Pairings Print
Thursday, 11 February 2016 19:09
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On the 11th of February the Chairman of the FIDE Arbiters' Commission IA Takis Nikolopoulos and the FIDE Executive Director Nigel Freeman conducted the procedure of drawing of lots for the Candidates’ Tournament, to be held next month in Moscow, Russia. In the first round, the following games will be played: Karjakin-Svidler, Nakamura-Caruana, Giri-Aronian, Anand-Topalov. The full pairings for the Candidates’ Tournament can be found here: http://chess-results.com/tnr207261.aspx?lan=1 

The pairings have been made today in FIDE office in Athens following the Rules and Regulations for the Candidates Tournament of the FIDE World Championship cycle 2014-2016:
1. Players coming from the same federation will play each other in rounds 1 and 8
2. Rounds 6 and 7 have been exchanged to avoid the same colour for three consecutive rounds.

The winner of the Candidates will have the right to challenge World Champion Magnus Carlsen in a World Championship Match which is scheduled to take place later on in 2016.

Download Candidates Tournament 2016 Pairings (pdf)

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Round 1 on 2016/03/11 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
1 GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 - GM Svidler Peter 2751 8
2 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 7
3 GM Giri Anish 2798 - GM Aronian Levon 2792 6
4 GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 - GM Topalov Veselin 2780 5
                 
Round 2 on 2016/03/12 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
8 GM Svidler Peter 2751 - GM Topalov Veselin 2780 5
6 GM Aronian Levon 2792 - GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 4
7 GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 - GM Giri Anish 2798 3
1 GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 - GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 2
                 
Round 3 on 2016/03/13 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
2 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 - GM Svidler Peter 2751 8
3 GM Giri Anish 2798 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 1
4 GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 7
5 GM Topalov Veselin 2780 - GM Aronian Levon 2792 6
                 
Round 4 on 2016/03/15 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
8 GM Svidler Peter 2751 - GM Aronian Levon 2792 6
7 GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 - GM Topalov Veselin 2780 5
1 GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 - GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 4
2 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 - GM Giri Anish 2798 3
                 
Round 5 on 2016/03/16 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
3 GM Giri Anish 2798 - GM Svidler Peter 2751 8
4 GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 - GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 2
5 GM Topalov Veselin 2780 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 1
6 GM Aronian Levon 2792 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 7
                 
Round 6 on 2016/03/17 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
4 GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 - GM Svidler Peter 2751 8
5 GM Topalov Veselin 2780 - GM Giri Anish 2798 3
6 GM Aronian Levon 2792 - GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 2
7 GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 1
                 
Round 7 on 2016/03/19 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
8 GM Svidler Peter 2751 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 7
1 GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 - GM Aronian Levon 2792 6
2 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 - GM Topalov Veselin 2780 5
3 GM Giri Anish 2798 - GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 4
                 
Round 8 on 2016/03/20 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
8 GM Svidler Peter 2751 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 1
7 GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 - GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 2
6 GM Aronian Levon 2792 - GM Giri Anish 2798 3
5 GM Topalov Veselin 2780 - GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 4
                 
Round 9 on 2016/03/21 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
5 GM Topalov Veselin 2780 - GM Svidler Peter 2751 8
4 GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 - GM Aronian Levon 2792 6
3 GM Giri Anish 2798 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 7
2 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 1
                 
Round 10 on 2016/03/23 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
8 GM Svidler Peter 2751 - GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 2
1 GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 - GM Giri Anish 2798 3
7 GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 - GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 4
6 GM Aronian Levon 2792 - GM Topalov Veselin 2780 5
                 
Round 11 on 2016/03/24 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
6 GM Aronian Levon 2792 - GM Svidler Peter 2751 8
5 GM Topalov Veselin 2780 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 7
4 GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 1
3 GM Giri Anish 2798 - GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 2
                 
Round 12 on 2016/03/25 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
8 GM Svidler Peter 2751 - GM Giri Anish 2798 3
2 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 - GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 4
1 GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 - GM Topalov Veselin 2780 5
7 GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 - GM Aronian Levon 2792 6
                 
Round 13 on 2016/03/27 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
7 GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 - GM Svidler Peter 2751 8
6 GM Aronian Levon 2792 - GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 1
5 GM Topalov Veselin 2780 - GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 2
4 GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 - GM Giri Anish 2798 3
                 
Round 14 on 2016/03/28 at 14.00            
                 
SNo.   Name Rtg Res.   Name Rtg SNo.
8 GM Svidler Peter 2751 - GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 4
3 GM Giri Anish 2798 - GM Topalov Veselin 2780 5
2 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 - GM Aronian Levon 2792 6
1 GM Karjakin Sergey 2769 - GM Caruana Fabiano 2787 7
 
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