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The 77th Tata Steel Chess Tournament: 9 - 25 January 2015 in Wijk aan Zee.
Reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen will take on some of his biggest competitors at the 77th Tata Steel Chess Tournament from 9 - 25 January.
Current world number two and rising star of the chess world Fabiano Caruana, and winner of the 2014 Tata Steel Chess Tournament Levon Aronian will both play at the tournament. They will be joined by Women's World Chess Champion Hou Yifan and Dutch players Anish Giri and Loek van Wely.
The tournament will take place in its traditional location of Wijk aan Zee, but will also visit Rotterdam and The Hague.
CHESS ON TOUR
The 77th edition of Tata Steel Chess Tournament will be played at 3 locations in the Netherlands!
Op vrijdag 9 januari vindt van 11.00 tot 15.30 uur in De Moriaan in Wijk aan Zee de landelijke finale plaats van het NK Schoolschaken Voortgezet Onderwijs.
The national finals of the Dutch Chess Championship for Secondary Schools will take place in De Moriaan in Wijk aan Zee from 11 am until 15.30 pm on Friday 9 January.
Today Polish grandmaster Radoslaw Wojtaszek has accepted the invitation to be the 14th participant of the Tata Steel Masters. This means the field of participants of the grandmaster groups of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2015 is now complete.