Meet and Greet with Anish Giri in Alkmaar


Chess fans have the opportunity to meet the best chess player of The Netherlands on Tuesday January 8th. Chess Grandmaster Anish Giri will visit theatre De Vest in Alkmaar. Giri is ranked fifth in the world and is currently preparing for the 81st edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament that begins on January 11th, 2019 . Giri will be accompanied by Grandmaster Jorden van Foreest who is making his first appearance in the Tata Steel Masters this year. Chess expert Hans Böhm and Tournament Director Jeroen van den Berg are also attending this event. Chess fans will have the opportunity to play Giri, van Foreest or Böhm during this Meet and Greet. The event is free for all to visit and will be from 10.30AM – 12.30PM on Tuesday January 8th 2019 in Theatre De Vest (Canadaplein 2, Alkmaar). This is the same location where the Tata Steel Masters play the 5th round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament.