Mamedyarov on the Candidates and Shamkir

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, who finished second in the Berlin Candidates and is second on the April FIDE rating list, will be looking to win his third Gashimov Memorial title when the tournament starts in Shamkir on Thursday. It’s not going to be easy, though, since a certain World Champion Magnus Carlsen will be looking to do the same! On the eve of the event Shak talked about how the Candidates went for him, the way his style has changed and his future plans. Read more ...