Moscow Candidates

Anand, Viswanathan vs. Svidler, Peter

The 2016 Candidates Tournament is an 8-player event to decide the challenger who will play a World Championship match against Magnus Carlsen in November 2016. The 14-round double round-robin runs from 11-28 March in the Central Telegraph building in Moscow and features a prize fund in excess of $450,000. Players have 100 minutes for 40 moves, 50 minutes for the next 20 moves and then 15 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. The tournament is organised by FIDE and its commercial partner Agon with sponsorship from the Tashir Group. Official website: moscow2016.fide.com