Yesterday’s 7th round was the bloodiest yet in the Masters, with no less than four decisive games!
After yesterday’s stormy rest day in Wijk aan Zee (there were winds of up to 140km/hour) the players reconvened at De Moriaan for round 6 of this year’s Tata Steel Chess Tournament today.
For today’s 5th round the Masters moved to the stunning ‘Beeld en Geluid’ (The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision) in Hilversum – this year’s first Chess on Tour stop.
Round 4 of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament once again provided chess fans onsite and those watching online from all over the world with many exciting games and a lot of decisive results.
After three rounds both sections have two co-leaders, all on 2.5/3: Giri and Anand in the Masters and Vidit and Korobov in the Challengers.
Dutch player Anish Giri is the sole tournament leader on a perfect 2/2 score after yesterday’s round, which once again saw three decisive results in both the Masters and the Challengers.
The jubilee 80th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament got off to a flying start as both the Masters and the Challengers groups produced many exciting battles and three decisive games each.
Chess enthusiasts can meet the best Dutch chess player in Hilversum on Tuesday January 9th 2018. In the lead up to the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, Grandmaster Anish Giri is visiting Foodhall Mout in Hilversum. He will be accompanied by chess expert Hans Böhm and Tournament Director Jeroen van den Berg. Chess enthusiasts can talk with Giri and Böhm and are welcome to take a seat at the table to play against them. The event is free to visit for everyone en is from 10.30-12.30 on Tuesday 9 January.
Next to the Live Commentary in Wijk aan Zee you can also follow the Tata Steel Chess Tournament online through our livestream. Livestream Commentary starts at the same time as the round itself.
With a spectacular line-up of chess players comes a spectacular line-up for the Live Commentary of course. For the 80th edition we have some great experts ready for you!