1. Vladimir Kramnik (World Cup Champion)
2. Dmitry Andreikin (World Cup Finalist)

3. Veselin Topalov (Grand Prix Champion)
4. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Grand Prix #2)

5. Levon Aronian (Rating #1)
6. Sergey Karjakin (Rating #2)

7. Magnus Carlsen or Vishy Anand (Loser of the upcoming World Championship)

The last spot will go to the organizer of the 2014 Candidates Tournament (with minimum rating of 2725)

These are some of the potential nominees:

4 Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2786 6 1983
5 Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2783 14 1987
6 Caruana, Fabiano g ITA 2779 10 1992
9 Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2765 8 1968
12 Dominguez Perez, Leinier g CUB 2753 13 1983
13 Adams, Michael g ENG 2753 4 1971
14 Ponomariov, Ruslan g UKR 2751 4 1983
15 Giri, Anish g NED 2749 13 1994
16 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2742 19 1990
17 Svidler, Peter g RUS 2740 10 1976
18 Morozevich, Alexander g RUS 2734 8 1977
19 Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2733 8 1969
20 Wang, Hao g CHN 2733 4 1989
21 Leko, Peter g HUN 2732 4 1979
22 Bacrot, Etienne g FRA 2730 10 1983
23 Eljanov, Pavel g UKR 2729 15 1983
24 Vitiugov, Nikita g RUS 2729 6 1987
25 Kamsky, Gata g USA 2725 16 1974

Who would you nominate? 🙂

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