79th Tata Steel Challengers / Round 12

79th Tata Steel Challengers / Round 12Going into Rd 12 Jeffery Xiong was the leader by a half point. Today he was defeated by Norwegian GM Aryan Tari . Xiong is now tied with Ilia Smirin for third place with a score of 8/12.Victories today for Markus Ragger (8.5) and Gawain Jones (8.5) can enjoy half point lead … Continue reading

79th Tata Steel Challengers / Round 4

79th Tata Steel Challengers / Round 4A very bloody 4th round : Markus Ragger defeats Vladimir Dobrov, holding the lead with a score of 4/4.Every game was decisive..Round 4 – Tuesday the 17thGrandelius, N. – Xiong, J.0-1Tingjie, L. – l’Ami, E.0-1Hansen, E. – van Foreest, J.1-0Dobrov, V. – Ragger, M.0-1Lu, S. – Bok, B.1-0Jones, … Continue reading


79th TATA STEEL CHESS TOURNAMENT/Pairings:  Tata Steel Masters Playing Schedule Round 1 – Saturday the 14thHarikrishna, P. – Aronian, L. Adhiban, B. – Van Wely, L. Eljanov, P. – Rapport, R. Karjakin, S. – Giri, A. So, W. – Carlsen, M. Wojtaszek, R. – Nepomniachtchi, I. Andreikin, D. – Wei, Y. Round 2 – Sunday the 15thAronian, L. – … Continue reading

The 77th edition of Tata Steel Chess Tournament

  The 77th edition of Tata Steel Chess Tournament played at 3 locations in the Netherlands..Wijk aan Zee Main Tournament 9 – 25  JanuaryRotterdam  De Rotterda 15 January  Den Haag Nieuwspoort  21 January Participants of Tata Steel Masters NameCountryRatingPositionGMCarlsen, MagnusNOR28621 GMCaruana, FabianoITA28202 GMAronian, LevonARM27976 GMGiri, AnishNED27847 GMSo, WesleyUSA276210 GMVachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA275713 GMWojtaszek, RadoslawPOL274415 GMRadjabov, TeimourAZE273420 GMDing, LirenCHN273222 GMJobava, BaadurGEO272726 GMIvanchuk, VasilUKR271533 GMHou, YifanCHN267370 GMVan Wely, LoekNED266781 GMSaric, IvanCRO266682 Average rating: … Continue reading