Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2017 Print
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Tata Steel Chess2016

The 79th Tata Steel Chess Tournament, one of the most prestigious events in the international chess calendar and often referred as the “Wimbledon of Chess”, takes place from 13-29th January in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands.

The event has two main player groups - the Tata Steel Masters and the Tata Steel Challengers, each with 14 players. In addition, more than 2000 amateur players will compete in the various side-events.

Official website

Tata Steel Masters 2017:
Name Country Rating Position

GM Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 1
GM So, Wesley USA 2808 4
GM Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 8
GM Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 9
GM Giri, Anish NED 2773 10
GM Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 11
GM Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 12
GM Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 15
GM Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 18
GM Andreikin, Dmitri RUS 2736 24
GM Wei, Yi CHN 2704 38
GM Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 40
GM Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 49
GM Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 102

Average rating : 2751
Category : 21
FIDE-ratings of January 2017

Round 1 pairings:
GM Harikrishna P - GM Aronian Levon
GM Adhiban B - GM Van Wely Loek
GM Eljanov Pavel - GM Rapport Richard
GM Karjakin Sergey - GM Giri Anish
GM So Wesley - GM Carlsen Magnus
GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw - GM Nepomniachtchi Ian
GM Andreikin Dmitry - GM Wei Yi

Live games with analysis

Tata Steel Challengers 2017:

Name Country Rating
GM Ragger, Markus AUT 2697
GM Smirin, Ilia ISR 2667
GM Xiong, Jeffery USA 2667
GM Jones, Gawain ENG 2665
GM Grandelius, Nils SWE 2642
GM Lu, Shanglei CHN 2612
GM van Foreest, Jorden NED 2612
GM Bok, Benjamin NED 2608
GM l'Ami, Erwin NED 2605
GM Hansen, Eric CAN 2603
GM Tari, Aryan NOR 2584
GM Dobrov, Vladimir RUS 2499
WGM Tingjie, Lei CHN 2467
IM Guramishvili, Sopiko GEO 2370

Average rating : 2593
Category : 14
FIDE-ratings of January 2017

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