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Azerbaijan`s Mammadyarov wins over Russian Andreikin at FIDE Candidates Tournament

18 March 2014 [15:55] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has beaten Russian Dmitry Andreikin in the 4th round of the FIDE Candidates Tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

Mammadyarov will next face Russian Sergey Karyakin.

The Prize Fund to be shared by the players totals 600,000 EUR.

The FIDE Candidates Tournament will determine the challenger who will face, later this year, the current title holder World Champion Magnus Carlsen for the prestigious FIDE World Championship.

The average rating of this event is 2766.

The participants will play a double round robin tournament (14 rounds). The players who are from the same federation will play each other in rounds 1, 2, 3 and 8, 9, 10.

The time control is 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, 60 minutes for the next 20 moves and then 15 minutes for the rest of the game plus an additional 30 seconds per move starting from move 61.


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