FIDE Berlin Candidates

Kramnik, Vladimir vs. Grischuk, Alexander

The 2018 Candidates Tournament is an 8-player event to decide the challenger who will play a World Championship match against Magnus Carlsen in November 2018 in London. The 14-round double round-robin runs from 10-27 March in the Kühlhaus Berlin and features a prize fund of €420,000 plus 10% of pay-per-view revenue. 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. Official website: worldchess.com