Тhe 9th Hainan Danzhou GrandMaster Chess Tournament in Hainan, China will take place from July 26 to August 4 in Danzhou, a western city in China’s Hainan province. It will be held at the China Chess Association Hainan Zhangzhou Training Base.
A total of eight chess players will compete in the tournament, including China’s GMs Yu Yangyi, Wei Yi and Bu Xiangzhi, Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev, Vietnam’s Le Quang Liem, America’s Samuel Shankland, Poland’s Jan-Krzysztof Duda and India’s Vidit Santosh Gujrathi.
Last year between July 8th and July 19th, 2017, the “Hai Ma Fumeilai Cup” was held in Hainan·Zhangzhou Guangcun Cigar Style Town Center Square. There were 5 GM from China, including Wei Wei, Ding Liren, Wang Wei, Yu Wei and Lu Shanglei, as well as five GM from abroad including Li Guanglian, Naiditch, Ivanchuk, Ponomariov and Malakhhov. Wei Wei from China won the championship.
Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish.