Levon Aronian, Magnus Carlsen, Boris Gelfand, Alexander Grischuk, Vassily Ivanchuk, Vladimir Kramnik, Teimour Radjabov and Peter Svidler.
Double round all-play-all at the I.E.T. Conference Venue, 2 Savoy Place, London WC2R OBL.
Tickets are bookable. www.worldchess.com/candidates. The prize fund stands at an attractive £424k.
The winner becomes challenger to Vishy Anand, the current World Champion.