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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Super Chess Feast from Jan 11: Tata Steel Chess 2013

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Hi everyone,

The next super chess feast is here. The 75th Tata Steel Chess Tournament runs January 11-27, 2013 in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands. The official website has already announced the participants of the A and B Groups. There is one latest update. GM Ernst Sipke has replaced GM Ni Hua.

Participants of grandmaster group A:

GM Carlsen Magnus NOR 2848
GM Aronian Levon ARM 2815
GM Caruana Fabiano ITA 2786
GM Anand Viswanathan IND 2775
GM Karjakin Sergey RUS 2775
GM Nakamura Hikaru USA 2755
GM Wang Hao CHN 2737
GM Leko Peter HUN 2732
GM Giri Anish NED 2715
GM Harikrishna Pentala IND 2692
GM van Wely Loek NED 2691
GM Sokolov Ivan NED 2677
GM L'Ami Erwin NED 2629
GM Hou Yifan CHN 2606

Average rating : 2731
Category : 20

Participants of grandmaster group B:

GM Naiditsch Arkadij GER 2708
GM Edouard Romain FRA 2688
GM Movsesian Sergei ARM 2688
GM Tiviakov Sergey NED 2659
GM Nikolic Predrag BIH 2650
GM Turov Maxim RUS 2630
GM Rapport Richard HUN 2621
GM Smeets Jan NED 2615
GM Dubov Daniil RUS 2600
GM Grandelius Nils SWE 2593
GM Ipatov Alexander TUR 2593
GM Timman Jan NED 2579
GM van Kampen Robin NED 2574
GM Ernst Sipke NED 2556

Average rating : 2634
Category : 16

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