NewsTata Steel 2017: Winners and Losers
Wesley So beat Ian Nepomniachtchi in the final round of the
2017 Tata Steel Masters to win the tournament by a full point ahead of reigning
World Champion Magnus Carlsen. An extraordinary finale ...
NewsTata Steel Chess 2017 Preview
The real start to the chess year is the first round of Tata
Steel Chess, and the wait is over to usher in 2017! World Champion Magnus
Carlsen and his challenger Sergey Karjakin are both playing t...
NewsTata Steel 2017, 8: Rapport shocks Carlsen
Richard Rapport kept his cool to score a sensational win
over Magnus Carlsen in Round 8 of the Tata Steel Masters. The World Champion
overpressed following the missed win against Anish Giri the d...
NewsTata Steel 2017, 6: Giri doesn't draw
Wesley So still leads the Tata Steel Masters after securing
a draw when Adhiban challenged him in the most romantic of all chess openings –
the King’s Gambit. The big story of the day, though, wa...
NewsTata Steel 2017, 3: Brilliance and blunders
Wesley So is now world no. 3 and unbeaten in 46 classical
games, but it would all have been so different if Richard Rapport hadn’t
spoiled a brilliant attacking game with a mystifying meltdown wh...
NewsTata Steel 2017, 2: Magnus "hugely inspired"
Magnus Carlsen got his first win of 2017 after borrowing
Sergey Karjakin’s unlikely refutation of the Najdorf to beat Radek Wojtaszek.
Sergey mentioned afterwards that he’d only come up with 6.a3...
NewsTata Steel 2017, 1: Eljanov beats Rapport
Pavel Eljanov is the very early leader of the 2017 Tata
Steel Masters after scoring the only win of Round 1 when Richard Rapport’s
inventive chess backfired. The most anticipated clash saw Magnus...