Going into the final day, Aronian was leading Carlsen by 1 full point with 2 games to go. With a draw against Karjakin and a loss by Carlsen against Gelfand, he clinched the Amber overall title.

Thursday 24 March Round XI
12.30 Blind Ivanchuk-Topalov ½-½
Gashimov-Grischuk ½-½
Giri-Anand 0-1
14.00 Blind Carlsen-Gelfand 0-1
Nakamura-Kramnik 0-1
Aronian-Karjakin ½-½

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