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Ivanchuk – Wei Yi and Van Foreest-Adhiban matches in Hoogeveen

hoogeveenmatches2017The legendary Vassily Ivanchuk will meet the young star Wei Yi in Hoogeveen in a match that will take place 21-26 October, 2017.

The Ukrainian Vassily Ivanchuk has been a world leader for thirty years and still regularly raises the crowd with his peculiar behavior and brilliant findings on the board.

The 18-year-old Wei Yi has been seen as a possible successor to world champion Magnus Carlsen for several years and has already won several major tournaments.

Parallel to the Ivanchuk – Wei Yi match, we will see Van Foreest – Adhiban. On the same days an Open tournament and two amateur tournaments will take place, one in the morning and the other in the afternoon.

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