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Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting 2013

Vladimir Kramnik

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The organizers of the Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting have already announced the dates, participants and pairings of the 2013 edition.

The elite tournament will be held from July 26th to August 4th as a single round robin with 10 participants. The drawing of lots has already been done, so the pairings are known well in advance.

The field will be led by ten-times champion of the event Vladimir Kramnik and last year winner Fabiano Caruana. Hungary’s number 1 Peter Leko is back in the roster as well. The best rated players from China and England, Wang Hao and Michael Adams, will also show up this year. Russian champion Dmitry Andreikin is the sixth international participant.

Together with these six strong foreign players, four members from the German national team will complete the line-up: Arkadij Naiditsch, Daniel Fridman, Georg Meier and Igor Khenkin.

Chessdom will present full coverage of the event with live games and daily reports.

List of participants:

1 Vladimir Kramnik 2801
2 Fabiano Caruana 2772
3 Peter Leko 2744
4 Wang Hao 2743
5 Michael Adams 2727
6 Dmitry Andreikin 2727
7 Arkadij Naiditsch 2706
8 Daniel Fridman 2652
9 Georg Meier 2652
10 Igor Khenkin 2638


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