Berlin Candidates 6: Mamedyarov and So strike
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Berlin Candidates 6: Mamedyarov and So strike

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov joined Fabiano Caruana in the lead going into the second Berlin Candidates rest day after Vladimir Kramnik over-pressed and then “hallucinated” in what should have been a drawn ending. The other decisive result of Round 6 saw a resurgent Wesley So outplay Levon Aronian to climb out of last place and join Levon on -1. The remaining two games were drawn, though Ding Liren-Karjakin was a sharp opening skirmish while Caruana-Grischuk was another full-blooded struggle in the Benoni.

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