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The Chess Masters Final which is held in Bilbao will end as last year: two players will vie for the title on the final day of the tournament. Fabiano Caruana and Magnus Carlsen.
Round 9 saw three decisive games. Magnus Carlsen beat Viswanathan Anand and Fabiano Caruana beat Levon Aronian. Meanwhile, Sergey Karjakin also beat Vallejo-Pons.
Both Carlsen and Caruana have 16 points each, Aronian has 10 points and Karjakin has 9 points. In fifth place is Anand with 8 points followed by Vallejo has 5 points.
Saturday is going to be the decisive day of the tournament in Alhondiga Bilbao. If Caruana and Carlsen both win their Round 10 game, they would play a tiebreaker.
Labels: bilbao, chess masters final, Fabiano Caruana, levon aronian, Magnus Carlsen, sergey karjakin, vallejo-pons, Viswanathan Anand