On Sunday world champion Magnus Carlsen made sure not to be overlooked as the big favorite in the 79th Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee.
At the start of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, the highway from Amsterdam in the direction of Wijk aan Zee (the A22) will be updated and therefore under construction.
A special football match will take place at second division club Telstar’s stadium in Velsen-Zuid on Wednesday 18 January.
Dmitri Andreikin will be the 14th player in the Tata Steel Masters and Eric Hansen the 14th player in the Tata Steel Challengers, the Tata Steel Chess Tournament organisation announced today.
American chess grandmaster Wesley So has challenged Dutch politicians to face him during the Torentjes Schaak Simultaan in the Dutch Parliament building on Tuesday 31 January.