The 2018 Candidates Chess Tournament will take place 10-28 March in Berlin. The prize fund will total €420,000, or an estimated $500,000 at the current exchange rate. In addition to €420,000, the prize will also include 10% of the pay-per-view revenues from the event. The winner will get a chance to fight for the World Championship title against Magnus Carlsen this November in London at the World Chess Championship 2018.
Participants in the 2018 Candidates Chess Tournament include Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander Grischuk, Wesley So, Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana, Ding Liren, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, and Sergey Karjakin.