Tata Steel Chess Tournament

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Tata Steel Tournament 2013, playing hall

The Tata Steel Chess Tournament, formerly called the Corus chess tournament, takes place every year, usually in January, in a small town called Wijk aan Zee, part of the larger Beverwijk in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. It was called the Hoogovens tournament until 1999 after which the Dutch sponsor Koninklijke Hoogovens merged with British Steel plc to form the Corus Group, which became Tata Steel Europe in 2007.

From 1938 to 1967, the tournament took place in Beverwijk. The series has been numbered sequentially from its Hoogovens beginnings and hence, the 2011 event was referred to as the 73rd Tata Steel Chess Tournament on the official website.[1][2]

Very strong chess players compete in the prestigious tournament, but regular club players are welcome to play as well. The top "A" section pits 14 of the world's best against each other in a round-robin tournament. Since 1938, there has been a long list of famous winners, including: Max Euwe, Bent Larsen, Tigran Petrosian, Paul Keres, Efim Geller, Lajos Portisch, Boris Spassky, Mikhail Botvinnik, Mikhail Tal, Viktor Korchnoi, Jan Timman, Anatoly Karpov, Vladimir Kramnik, Garry Kasparov, Viswanathan Anand, Veselin Topalov, Levon Aronian, Sergey Karjakin, Magnus Carlsen, and Hikaru Nakamura. In fact, of the "Classical" world chess champions since World War II, only the names of Vasily Smyslov and Bobby Fischer are missing. In 2001, nine of the top ten players in the world participated.

Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen are the only players to have won five titles of the Hoogovens/Corus/Tata Steel chess tournament in its long history, though three of Anand's wins and one of Carlsen's wins were shared. Anand also holds the record of most consecutive games played at this tournament without a loss (70 – from 1998 to 2004). Max Euwe, Lajos Portisch, Viktor Korchnoi, and Levon Aronian have won four times each.

Tournament history

Hoogovens Beverwijk

The early tournaments were very small, starting with groups of four in 1938, and entry restricted to Dutch players. The first five tournaments continued this way, with the contest held annually early in January. In 1943 and 1944 the tournament field was doubled in size to eight players. No tournament was held in 1945 due to World War II. The first international tournament was held in 1946. The main tournament field was expanded to ten, with invitations to Alberic O'Kelly de Galway (Belgium) and Gösta Stoltz (Sweden) along with a Dutch contingent of eight.

The tournament field remained at ten until 1953 when it was increased to twelve, and an international women's tournament was also held. In 1954 the tournament field was returned to ten players, but the strength of the competitions increased. The field was greatly enlarged to 18 in 1963, and although it reduced to 16 in 1964, the event had become the strongest international chess tournament in the world (Golombek 1977, p. 143).

As the tournament grew in stature, the ancillary women's tournament became a regular feature, as did a 'Masters' event and 'Masters Reserves' events. There also began a tradition to operate a year on year invitation policy that resembled the system used in football 'league tables'; the winner of a lesser category event would receive an invitation to the next higher event the following year.

The 1946 tournament was one of the first European international chess tournaments after World War II. Food shortages were still a problem in Europe, so the post-tournament banquet featured pea soup, inexpensive fare of the common people. In subsequent years pea soup has been served as the first course of the concluding banquet, a tradition continued when the tournament was moved from Beverwijk to Wijk aan Zee (Damsky & Sugden 2005, p. 164).

Tigran Petrosian, Hoogovens 1960
Jan Hein Donner vs. Bruno Parma, Hoogovens 1963

Winners of the top group:[3]

Hoogovens Wijk aan Zee

Mark Taimanov, Hoogovens 1970
Mikhail Tal, Hoogovens 1973
Nigel Short, Hoogovens 1986

The tournament was moved to the Dutch seaside town Wijk aan Zee in 1968. In this period, the tournament was popularly called both "Hoogovens" and "Wijk aan Zee". Winners of the Grandmaster A group since 1968 have been:

Corus tournament

From 2000, the popular name for the tournament was more or less equally shared between "Wijk aan Zee" and "Corus".

Tata Steel tournament

Magnus Carlsen, Tata Steel 2013

From 2011, the popular name for the tournament was changed from 'Corus' to 'Tata Steel'.

Event crosstables

1999

Wijk aan Zee (Netherlands), January 1999 cat. XVIII (2678)
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total Perf
1  Garry Kasparov (RUS) 2812 * ½ ½ 0 1 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 10 2878
2  Viswanathan Anand (IND) 2781 ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 2844
3  Vladimir Kramnik (RUS) 2751 ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 8 2758
4  Ivan Sokolov (BIH) 2624 1 ½ ½ * ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 7 2710
5  Jeroen Piket (NED) 2619 0 0 ½ ½ * ½ 1 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 7 2711
6  Alexei Shirov (ESP) 2726 0 ½ 0 1 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 7 2702
7  Jan Timman (NED) 2670 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ * 1 ½ 0 1 1 1 1 7 2707
8  Vassily Ivanchuk (UKR) 2714 ½ ½ ½ 1 0 ½ 0 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 2674
9  Peter Svidler (RUS) 2713 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 2674
10  Veselin Topalov (BUL) 2700 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ * ½ 1 0 1 6 2646
11  Rustam Kasimdzhanov (UZB) 2606 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ * 1 ½ ½ 5 2596
12  Loek van Wely (NED) 2632 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 0 * 1 1 2571
13  Alex Yermolinsky (USA) 2597 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 * ½ 4 2542
14  Dimitri Reinderman (NED) 2541 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ * 3 2477

2007

In 2007, the finals positions were:[1]

Wijk aan Zee (Netherlands), 13-28 January 2007 cat. XIX (2718)
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total Perf
1  Levon Aronian (ARM) 2744 * ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 2825
2  Veselin Topalov (BUL) 2783 ½ * ½ ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 2822
3  Teimour Radjabov (AZE) 2729 0 ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 2827
4  Vladimir Kramnik (RUS) 2766 ½ ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 8 2801
5  Viswanathan Anand (IND) 2779 ½ 0 ½ 0 * 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 2770
6  Peter Svidler (RUS) 2728 ½ 1 ½ ½ 0 * ½ 0 ½ 1 1 0 1 ½ 7 2746
7  David Navara (CZE) 2719 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * 0 1 ½ ½ 1 1 0 2717
8  Sergey Karjakin (UKR) 2678 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 1 1 * 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 2721
9  Ruslan Ponomariov (UKR) 2723 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 6 2688
10  Alexander Motylev (RUS) 2647 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 5 2636
11  Sergei Tiviakov (NED) 2667 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 5 2634
12  Loek van Wely (NED) 2683 ½ 0 0 0 0 1 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 1 5 2633
13  Magnus Carlsen (NOR) 2690 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ 2610
14  Alexei Shirov (ESP) 2715 ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ * 2608

2008

The 2008 Corus Chess Tournament took place in the De Moriaan Community Centre in Wijk aan Zee. The format of each of the three Grandmaster groups remained a 14 player single round robin. The participants in group A included eight of the world's top ten players (country, October 2007 rating and rank in brackets): Viswanathan Anand (India, 2801, 1), Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine, 2787, 2), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia, 2785, 3), Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria, 2769, 4), Peter Leko (Hungary, 2755, 5=), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan, 2752, 7), Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan, 2742, 8) and Levon Aronian (Armenia, 2741, 9). The remaining players were Boris Gelfand (Israel, 2736, 11), Michael Adams (England, 2729, 13), Magnus Carlsen (Norway, 2714, 16=), Judit Polgár (Hungary, 2708, 20), Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine, 2691, 26) and Loek van Wely (Netherlands, 2679, 31). The average rating of 2742 made it a Category 20 tournament. The only top ten players not participating were Alexander Morozevich (Russia, 2755, 5=) and Alexei Shirov (Spain, 2739, 10).

The tournament was won by Levon Aronian and Magnus Carlsen (both scoring 8 out of 13).

Grandmaster group B was won by Sergei Movsesian of Slovakia with 9½ points, and group C by Italy's Fabiano Caruana with 10, two points ahead of his nearest rival. The Honorary group, a new category consisting of four former A group champions playing a double round robin, was won by Ljubomir Ljubojević with 4 points out of 6, ahead of Jan Timman, Viktor Korchnoi and Lajos Portisch.

Corus A Wijk aan Zee (NED), 12-27 January 2008 cat. XX (2742)
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total Perf
1  Levon Aronian (Armenia) 2739 * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 8 2829
2  Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2733 ½ * 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 8 2830
3  Viswanathan Anand (India) 2799 ½ 1 * 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 2794
4  Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan) 2735 0 ½ 1 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 2799
5  Peter Lékó (Hungary) 2753 ½ 1 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 7 2770
6  Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) 2751 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 7 2770
7  Michael Adams (England) 2726 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 2743
8  Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) 2799 1 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 2737
9  Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria) 2780 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 * ½ ½ 0 0 1 6 2710
10  Judit Polgár (Hungary) 2707 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ * ½ 0 ½ 1 6 2716
11  Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan) 2760 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 1 ½ 6 2711
12  Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine) 2692 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 1 1 ½ * ½ 0 5 2659
13  Loek van Wely (Netherlands) 2681 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ * ½ 5 2660
14  Boris Gelfand (Israel) 2737 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 1 ½ * 5 2655
Corus Wijk aan Zee (NED), 12-27 January 2008: Honorary Group
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 Total
1  Ljubomir Ljubojevic (Serbia) 2565 X X 0 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 4
2  Jan Timman (Netherlands) 2559 1 0 X X ½ 1 ½ 0 3
3  Viktor Korchnoi (Switzerland) 2545 ½ 0 ½ 0 X X 1 1 3
4  Lajos Portisch (Hungary) 2570 ½ 0 ½ 1 0 0 X X 2

2009

71st Corus Chess Tournament
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total
1  Sergey Karjakin (Ukraine) 2706 * ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 8
2  Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan) 2761 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½
3  Sergei Movsesian (Slovakia) 2751 0 ½ * 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 ½
4  Levon Aronian (Armenia) 2750 ½ ½ 1 * ½ 0 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½
5  Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2776 ½ ½ ½ ½ * 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 7
6  Lenier Dominguez Perez (Cuba) 2717 0 ½ ½ 1 0 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 7
7  Gata Kamsky (USA) 2725 1 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½
8  Wang Yue (China) 2739 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ * ½ ½ 0 1 0 ½ 6
9  Loek van Wely (Netherlands) 2625 ½ 1 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 6
10  Jan Smeets (Netherlands) 2601 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * 1 0 ½ ½ 6
11  Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) 2779 1 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 * 0 ½ ½
12  Alexander Morozevich (Russia) 2771 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0 1 1 1 * ½ ½
13  Michael Adams (England) 2712 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½
14  Daniel Stellwagen (Netherlands) 2612 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ *

2010

72nd Corus Chess Tournament
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total
1  Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2810 * 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1
2  Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) 2788 1 * ½ 0 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 8
3  Alexei Shirov (Spain) 2723 ½ ½ * 0 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 8
4  Viswanathan Anand (India) 2790 ½ 1 1 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½
5  Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 2708 ½ 0 1 ½ * ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½
6  Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) 2749 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 7
7  Sergey Karjakin (Russia) 2720 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 7
8  Peter Leko (Hungary) 2739 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ 1
9  Lenier Dominguez Perez (Cuba) 2712 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½
10  Fabiano Caruana (Italy) 2675 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ * ½ ½ 1 0
11  Nigel Short (England) 2696 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * 0 ½ ½ 5
12  Loek van Wely (Netherlands) 2641 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 * 1 0 5
13  Sergei Tiviakov (Netherlands) 2662 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 * 1
14  Jan Smeets (Netherlands) 2657 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 0 *

2011

73rd Tata Steel Tournament
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total
1  Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 2751 * ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 9
2  Viswanathan Anand (India) 2814 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1
3  Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2814 1 ½ * ½ 1 ½ ½ 0 0 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 8
4  Levon Aronian (Armenia) 2805 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 8
5  Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) 2784 ½ ½ 0 ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1
6  Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France) 2715 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1
7  Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine) 2744 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 0 1 1 ½ ½
8  Anish Giri (Netherlands) 2686 ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 0 1 ½ ½ ½ ½
9  Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia) 2733 0 ½ 1 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 * 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ 6
10  Wang Hao (China) 2731 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 0 0 * 1 ½ 1 ½ 6
11  Alexander Grischuk (Russia) 2773 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 * 1 ½ 0
12  Jan Smeets (Netherlands) 2662 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 * ½ 1
13  Erwin l'Ami (Netherlands) 2628 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ * ½
14  Alexei Shirov (Spain) 2722 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 0 ½ * 4

2012

74th Tata Steel Tournament
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total TB1 TB2
1  Levon Aronian (Armenia) 2805 * 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 0 1 9 56.5 7
2  Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2835 1 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 1 1 ½ ½ 8 50.25 4
3  Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan) 2773 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 8 49.25 3
4  Fabiano Caruana (Italy) 2732 0 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 8 47.5 4
5  Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) 2763 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 1 1 46.25 3
6  Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 2759 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 44.75 3
7  Gata Kamsky (USA) 2732 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 0 7 43.25 3
8  Sergey Karjakin (Russia) 2766 0 1 0 0 ½ ½ 0 * 1 0 1 ½ 1 1 37.5 5
9  Loek van Wely (Netherlands) 2692 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 35.75 0
10  Boris Gelfand (Israel) 2739 0 0 ½ 0 1 0 ½ 1 ½ * ½ ½ ½ 0 5 31.5 2
11  Veselin Topalov  (Bulgaria) 2770 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 5 30.5 1
12  Vugar Gashimov (Azerbaijan) 2761 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 1 5 29 1
13  David Navara (Czech Republic) 2712 1 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 29.5 1
14  Anish Giri (Netherlands) 2714 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 1 0 ½ 1 0 0 ½ * 28.75 2

The first tiebreak was Neustadtl score; the second was number of wins.

2013

75th Tata Steel Tournament
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total TB1 TPR
1  Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2861 * ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 1 10 2933
2  Levon Aronian (Armenia) 2802 ½ * 0 ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 2837
3  Viswanathan Anand (India) 2772 ½ 1 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 8 50.25 2816
4  Sergey Karjakin (Russia) 2780 0 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ ½ 1 8 46.75 2816
5  Peter Leko (Hungary) 2735 ½ 0 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 2789
6  Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 2769 0 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 7 2758
7  Pentala Harikrishna (India) 2698 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * 1 ½ 1 0 ½ ½ ½ 2735
8  Anish Giri (Netherlands) 2726 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ ½ 0 1 ½ ½ 6 39 2704
9  Wang Hao (China) 2752 ½ 0 1 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 0 1 ½ 1 ½ 6 36.5 2702
10  Loek van Wely (Netherlands) 2679 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 * ½ 1 1 1 6 31.5 2707
11  Hou Yifan (China) 2603 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 1 1 0 ½ * ½ ½ 1 2685
12  Fabiano Caruana (Italy) 2781 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ * 1 1 5 2642
13  Erwin L'Ami (Netherlands) 2627 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 * ½ 4 2599
14  Ivan Sokolov (Netherlands) 2667 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 0 0 ½ * 3 2526

The first tiebreak was Neustadtl score.

2014

76th Tata Steel Tournament
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total TPR
1  Levon Aronian (Armenia) 2812 * ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 0 1 ½ ½ 1 8 2911
2  Anish Giri (Netherlands) 2734 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 2809
3  Sergey Karjakin (Russia) 2759 0 ½ * 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 2806
4  Fabiano Caruana (Italy) 2782 0 ½ 1 * 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 0 6 2775
5  Leinier Dominguez (Cuba) 2754 0 ½ ½ 1 * 1 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 6 2778
6  Wesley So (Philippines) 2719 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 6 2781
7  Pentala Harikrishna (India) 2706 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ * ½ 1 0 0 1 2746
8  Loek van Wely (Netherlands) 2672 1 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ * 1 0 ½ 1 5 2713
9  Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 2789 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 0 * ½ 1 1 5 2703
10  Boris Gelfand (Israel) 2777 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 1 1 ½ * 0 ½ 2675
11  Richárd Rapport (Hungary) 2691 ½ ½ 0 0 0 0 1 ½ 0 1 * 0 2614
12  Arkadij Naiditsch (Germany) 2718 0 0 0 1 ½ ½ 0 0 0 ½ 1 * 2612

2015

77th Tata Steel Tournament
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total TPR
1  Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2862 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 0 1 1 ½ 1 1 9 2878
2  Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France) 2757 ½ * 1 ½ 1 0 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 2855
3  Anish Giri (Netherlands) 2784 ½ 0 * 1 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 2853
4  Wesley So (USA) 2762 ½ ½ 0 * ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 2854
5  Ding Liren (China) 2732 ½ 0 0 ½ * ½ 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2857
6  Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) 2715 ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 2805
7  Fabiano Caruana (Italy) 2820 0 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ * ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 1 1 7 2769
8  Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan) 2734 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 6 2718
9  Radosław Wojtaszek (Poland) 2744 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 0 * ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 2689
10  Levon Aronian (Armenia) 2797 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 2685
11  Hou Yifan (China) 2673 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 0 1 5 2664
12  Ivan Šarić (Croatia) 2666 ½ 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 1 ½ ½ * ½ 1 2642
13  Loek van Wely (Netherlands) 2667 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ * ½ 4 2611
14  Baadur Jobava (Georgia) 2727 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 ½ * 3 2536

2016

78th Tata Steel Masters, 16–31 January 2016, Wijk aan Zee, Cat. XX (2748)
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total SB TPR
1  Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2844 * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 9 2881
2  Fabiano Caruana (United States) 2787 ½ * 1 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 1 1 8 51.75 2831
3  Ding Liren (China) 2766 ½ 0 * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 8 49.25 2833
4  Wesley So (United States) 2773 ½ ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 7 45.50 2775
5  Anish Giri (Netherlands) 2798 ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 7 44.25 2773
6  Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine) 2760 0 0 0 ½ ½ * ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 7 40.50 2776
7  Wei Yi (China) 2706 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 41.00 2751
8  Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan) 2747 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 40.25 2748
9  Sergey Karjakin (Russia) 2769 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ 6 2769
10  David Navara (Czech Republic) 2730 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½ * ½ 0 ½ ½ 37.50 2692
11  Evgeny Tomashevsky (Russia) 2728 0 1 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ * ½ ½ ½ 35.25 2692
12  Hou Yifan (China) 2673 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ * ½ 0 5 32.00 2666
13  Michael Adams (England) 2744 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 ½ ½ ½ * ½ 5 30.25 2661
14  Loek van Wely (Netherlands) 2640 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ * 5 30.00 2669

2017

79th Tata Steel Masters, 14–29 January 2017, Wijk aan Zee, Cat. XXI (2751)
Player Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total SB TPR
1  Wesley So (United States) 2808 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 9 2888
2  Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2840 ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 1 8 2831
3  Baskaran Adhiban (India) 2653 ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 0 ½ 0 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 47.00 2816
4  Levon Aronian (Armenia) 2780 ½ ½ ½ * ½ 0 1 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 1 46.00 2806
5  Wei Yi (China) 2706 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 44.75 2812
6  Sergey Karjakin (Russia) 2785 ½ ½ 0 1 0 * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 7 43.00 2777
7  Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine) 2755 ½ 0 1 0 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 7 42.00 2780
8  Anish Giri (Netherlands) 2773 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 2749
9  Pentala Harikrishna (India) 2766 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 6 40.00 2721
10  Dmitry Andreikin (Russia) 2736 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 6 39.00 2723
11  Radosław Wojtaszek (Poland) 2750 0 0 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 6 35.75 2722
12  Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia) 2767 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 5 2663
13  Richárd Rapport (Hungary) 2702 0 1 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 2645
14  Loek van Wely (Netherlands) 2695 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 2580

2018

80th Tata Steel Masters, January 2018, Wijk aan Zee, Category TBD
Player Rating (Nov 2017) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total SB TPR
 Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2837
 Fabiano Caruana (USA) 2799
 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan) 2799
 Wesley So (USA) 2788
 Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) 2787
 Viswanathan Anand (India) 2782
 Peter Svidler (Russia) 2763
 Anish Giri (Netherlands) 2762
 Sergey Karjakin (Russia) 2760
 Wei Yi (China) 2739
 Maxim Matlakov (Russia) 2738
 Hou Yifan (China) 2680
 Gawain Jones (England) 2659
 Baskaran Adhiban (India) 2655

See also

References

Notes

  1. ^ "Anand leads at Tata Steel Chess". IndiaVoice. 2011-01-25. 
  2. ^ "Participants Tata Tournament announced". ChessVibes. 21 October 2010. Archived from the original on 24 October 2010. 
  3. ^ http://www.coruschess.com/tournament.php

Bibliography

External links

  • Official website
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