Fabiano Caruana wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2020


Fabiano Caruana (1992 / U.S.A.) has won the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. Caruana started the 12th and one but last round with a one point advantage on World Champion Magnus Carlsen.

After an exciting last round David Anton Guijarro (Spain) has won the Tata Steel Challengers, thus earning a spot in the Tata Steel Masters 2021. The last round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament started with a big applause for Fabiano Caruana, who emerged victorious in the Tata Steel Masters in Round 12. His game with black against Vladislav Artemiev ended in another victory for Caruana in the last round. Caruana has scored 10 points out of 13 games, a remarkable achievement. Caruana will play a chess simultaneous in the Dutch Parliament building on Tuesday.

In the Tata Steel Masters Anish Giri played white against Jorden van Foreest in the last round. Their game ended in a draw, leading Jorden to become the best Dutch player in this year’s Tata Steel Chess Tournament. Starting with the lowest rating of the group, Jorden has emerged as a world class chess player during this edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament.

Roven Vogel (Germany) has won the Tata Steel Qualifiers (formerly the Top Nine Round Event), thus earning his debut in next year’s Tata Steel Challengers.

The Tata Steel Chess Tournament will take place from 15 – 31 January 2021.