Five Sinquefield Cup Contenders in Finale

Three of five contenders going into the final round of the Sinquefield Cup: Vishy Anand, Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aronian (Photos by Eric Rosen)
The final round at the Sinquefield Cup on Friday, August 11th features five potential contenders for the Cup. Tournament leaders Vishy Anand, Maxime Vachier Lagrave and Levon Aronian can all at least tie for first with a victory. Magnus Carlsen or Sergey Karjakin can also catch up in some scenarios with wins. Tiebreak regulations (see pdf on Grand Chess Tour page) favor Most Wins, giving both some extra chances in potential three or four way ties. Follow the dramatic finale live with commentary by Yasser Seirawan, Jennifer Shahade, and Maurice Ashley on the Official Grand Chess Tour Website.