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Tata Steel Chess 2018 LIVE!

Tata Steel Chess 2018 is traditionally the first super open chess tournament of the year. The 80th edition of the Tata Steel will take place in Wijk aan Zee from 12 – 28 January 2018. As part of Tata Steel Chess On Tour the Tata Steel Masters will play a round in Beeld en Geluid in Hilversum on Wednesday 17 January and a round in the Academiegebouw of Groningen University on Wednesday 24 January. All matches, including the ones in Hilversum and Groningen, are open to the public free of charge.

There will be 3 sections: Masters, Challengers and Amateurs. Chessdom will have daily coverage with the top computer engines of TCEC – Houdini, Komodo, and Stockfish

Live: Tata Steel 2018 Masters / Tata Steel 2018 Challengers / TCEC with Twitch video


GM Carlsen, Magnus (NOR) 2834
GM Caruana, Fabiano (USA) 2811
GM Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (AZE) 2804
GM So, Wesley (USA) 2792
GM Kramnik, Vladimir (RUS) 2787
GM Svidler, Peter (RUS) 2768
GM Anand, Viswanathan (IND) 2767
GM Karjakin, Sergey (RUS) 2753
GM Giri, Anish (NED) 2752
GM Wei, Yi CHN 2743
GM Matlakov, Maxim (RUS) 2718
GM Hou, Yifan (CHN) 2680
GM Adhiban, B. (IND) 2655
GM Jones, Gawain C B (ENG) 2640

Tata Steel will also have a strong Challengers section. Click here to follow the Challengers section live


GM Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi IND 2718
GM Amin, Bassem EGY 2693
GM Krasenkow, Michal POL 2671
GM Korobov, Anton UKR 2652
GM Bluebaum, Matthias GER 2640
GM L’Ami, Erwin NED 2634
GM Xiong, Jeffery USA 2634
GM Van Foreest, Jorden NED 2629
GM Gordievsky, Dmitry RUS 2622
GM Bok, Benjamin NED 2607
GM Tari, Aryan NOR 2599
GM Harika, Dronavalli IND 2497
WGM Girya, Olga RUS 2489
IM Van Foreest, Lucas NED 2481

Official website Tata Steel Chess Tournament.