Final Photos of the London Candidates
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The 2013 London Candidates competition will surely go down in chess history as one of the most exciting world championship qualifying events ever held.
After a few early glitches the official website worked well, and the video coverage and commentary was excellent.
Thanks to all the players, organisers, the venue and everyone involved in the event for putting on a great show!
The final results table
Standing (l to r): Radjabov, Carlsen, Grischuk, Aronian, Ivanchuk
Seated (l to r): Svidler, Kramnik, Gelfand
Magnus Carlsen with the current British Chancellor, George Osborne
FIDE President Kirsan Illyumzhinov and AGON chief Andrew Paulson attended the prize-giving
The winner, and now the official challenger to Vishy Anand, Magnus Carlsen
The winner's medal
The prize-giving venue: Number 11 Downing Street...
L to r: Arbiter Adam Raoof, Andrew Paulson, Kramnik, Aronian, chess set designer Daniel Weil
Lev Aronian and Vladimir Kramnik with the London Eye in the background
Watermarked photos by the always excellent Ray Morris-Hill.
Other pictures by Anastasiya Karlovich and Peter Doggers.