World Champion Magnus Carlsen won this year’s edition of the Tata Steel Masters tournament with 9 points out of 13. After a low start with two draws and and a loss against Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Magnus managed to come back with 6 consecutive victories. Then he maintained his lead by drawing the 3 remaining games. It is also worth mentioning the impressive performances of Maxime Vachier Lagrave, Anish Giri, Wesley So, and Liren Ding, all above 2850!
Magnus Carlsen’s reflexion on his tournament:
Tata Steel Masters tournament
Tata Steel Challengers tournament
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Meanwhile, if you haven’t had enough of watching and following top chess, there’s good news for you. The Grenke Chess Classic Baden-Baen will be starting in just a few days, (February 2nd) a closed tournament with Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Viswanathan Anand, Levon Aronian, Michael Adams, Etienne Bacrot, David Baramidze and Arkadij Naiditsch. Stay tuned.