Players
 

Maqnus Karlsen

Born 30 November 1990

FIDE rating: 2843 (April 2018)

  Norway 

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 

Born in 12 April 1985

FIDE rating: 2814 (April 2018)

  Azerbaijan 
Ding Liren

Born 24 October 1992

FIDE rating: 2778 (April 2018)

  China

Sergey Karjakin

Born 12 January 1990

FIDE rating: 2778 (April 2018)

  Russia 

Anish Giri

Born 28 June 1994

FIDE rating: 2777 (April 2018)

  Netherlands

Veselin Topalov

Born in 15 March 1975

FIDE rating: 2749 (April 2018)

  Bulgaria

Teimour Radjabov 

Born in 12 March 1987

FIDE rating: 2748 (April 2018)

  Azerbaijan

David Navara

Born in 27 March 1985

FIDE rating: 2745 (April 2018)

  Czech 

Wojtaszek Radoslav

Born 13 January 1987,

FIDE rating: 
2744 (April 2018)

  Poland

Rauf Mammadov

Born 26 April 1988

FIDE rating: 2704 (April 2018)

  Azerbaijan