Suddenly, more than half the field still in contention.
WIM Fiona Steil-Antoni is in Berlin to cover the Candidates tournament for Lichess, here is her round 12 report:
Alexander Grischuk - Levon Aronian
Sergey Karjakin - Fabiano Caruana
Vladimir Kramnik - Wesley So
Shakhryar Mamedyarov - Ding Liren
After an incredible round 12 at the #BerlinCandidates the standings at the top now look as follows:— Lichess.org (@lichess) March 24, 2018
1-2. Karjakin, Caruana 7
3-5. Ding, Grischuk, Mamedyarov 6.5
One of these five players will most likely become @MagnusCarlsen's next challenger, but who?
Photos: @fionchetta pic.twitter.com/upFjxGllqF