Berlin Candidates 7: Caruana beats Aronian to lead
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Berlin Candidates 7: Caruana beats Aronian to lead

Fabiano Caruana leads the chase to become Magnus Carlsen’s next challenger after ending the first half of the Berlin Candidates by landing a knockout blow against Levon Aronian. Wesley So is keeping Levon company in last place after Sergey Karjakin fashioned a win out of nowhere to move above them, while the other two games were drawn. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov never left his preparation against Alexander Grischuk, while Kramnik-Ding Liren was a missed chance for both players, at least if you believe Big Vlad!

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