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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Tata Steel Chess 2014 Jan 10 - Jan 26

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Hello everyone,

The 76th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament will take place from 10th through January 26th, 2014. This year for the first time the grandmasters of the A-group will play one round in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and one round in the High Tech Campus Eindhoven. 

Participants of Tata Steel Masters

Name Country Rating World Ranking
GM Aronian, Levon ARM 2812 2 

GM Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2789 3 
GM Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2782 6 
GM Gelfand, Boris ISR 2777 8 
GM Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2759 10 
GM Dominguez, Leinier CUB 2754 14 
GM Giri, Anish NED 2734 19 
GM So, Wesley PHL 2719 28 
GM Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2718 29 
GM Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2706 42 
GM Rapport, Richard HUN 2691 56 
GM Van Wely, Loek NED 2672 77 
Average rating : 2743
Category : 20

Participants of Tata Steel Challengers

Name Country Rating
GM Wojtaszek, Radek POL 2711
GM Jobava, Baadur GEO 2710 
GM Yu, Yangyi CHN 2677 
GM Saric, Ivan CRO 2637 
GM Timman, Jan NED 2607 
GM Brunello, Sabino ITA 2602 
GM Reinderman, Dimitri NED 2593 
GM Zhao, Xue CHN 2567 
GM Muzychuk, Anna SLO 2566 
IM Bok, Benjamin NED 2560 
GM Duda, Jan-Krzysztof POL 2553 
IM Troff, Kayden USA 2457 
IM Goudriaan, Etienne NED 2431 
IM Van Delft, Merijn NED 2430 
Average rating : 2579
Category : 14

Commentary schedule
During the tournament there will be live commentary.
Live stream commentary 2014 on official website

Saturday 11 January Yasser Seirawan
Sunday 12 January Yasser Seirawan
Monday 13 January Erwin l’Ami
Wednesday 15 January (Amsterdam) Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam
Friday 17 January Lawrence Trent
Saturday 18 January Lawrence Trent
Sunday 19 January Lawrence Trent
Tuesday 21 January Erwin l’Ami
Thursday 23 January (Eindhoven) Erwin l’Ami
Saturday 25 January Ian Rogers
Sunday 26 January Tex de Wit

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  • At January 9, 2014 at 6:45 AM , Anonymous Aks, Chennai said...

    Only two chess groups here this time? No Anand, no Carlsen?

  • At January 9, 2014 at 6:51 AM , Anonymous J.L. Vienna said...

    @Aks check out this for upcoming Carlsen vs anand looks like going to be one chess event there's a whole lot more naka caruana levon gelfand


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