Alekhine Memorial 2013 will take place April 20 – May 1 in Sankt Petersburg, Russia. Despite being squeezed between the Candidates Chess Tournament, the Zug Grand Prix, and Norway Chess, the organizers have gathered the world’s elite players.
Participants: World Champion Viswanathan Anand, his challenger from 2012 match Boris Gelfand, former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik, World Cup winner Peter Svidler, Levon Aronian, Nikita Vitiugov, Michael Adams, Ding Liren, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Fressinet Laurent.
Vladimir Repin will perform at the opening ceremony
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