18 March 2013, Kuala Lumpur – In London, Aronian wins a second time in the third round while both Carlsen and Svidler won their first game in round 3 of the Candidates Tournament 2013.
Official website reported that Levon Aronian is the sole leader at the FIDE World Chess Candidates’ Tournament after three rounds of play. On Sunday the Armenian grandmaster beat Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine, who overstepped the time limit for the second day in a row. In what was a very exciting round, co-leader Teimour Radjabov of Azerbaijan lost to Russia’s Peter Svidler in a Sämisch King’s Indian. Magnus Carlsen of Norway beat Boris Gelfand of Israel with Black in 57 moves from the old Cambridge Springs variation of the Queen’s Gambit Declined. Russian grandmasters Vladimir Kramnik and Alexander Grischuk drew a Grünfeld game in 35 moves.
Here is the round 3 game between Boris Gelfand and Magnus Carlsen at the IET, Savoy Place, London during the Candidates Tournament 2013. Carlsen won with the black pieces.
Today is a rest day at the Candidates Tournament 2013, London. They will resume round 4 on Tuesday, 19 March 2013.
Candidates 2013 (8 players 14 Rds DRR Indiv TC: 120m:60m:15m+30spm(61)) - Games in PGN: Games