Fighting Draws In Sao Paulo Round 3
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In the third round of the Chess Masters Final in Sao Paulo, Brazil, all of the games were hard fought but ended drawn. Therefore Fabiano Caruana still leads the tournament, ahead of Lev Aronian in second place and Magnus Carlsen in third.
Thursday 27 September is a rest day, so round 4 takes place on Friday.
The standings after 3 rounds (3-1-0 scoring)
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The Chess Masters Final is a 6-player double round-robin event which is being held half in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and half in Bilbao, Spain. The Sao Paulo leg takes place from 23-29 September and the Bilbao leg is from 7-13 October.
The tournament uses the "Sofia" anti-draw rules, meaning that players can only draw by mutual agreement with the permission of the arbiter. The "Bilbao" scoring system (3-1-0) is also in operation.
The full schedule: