Wijk aan Zee: Carlsen Faces Aronian in Round 2

Время публикации: 11.01.2013 19:53 | Последнее обновление: 11.01.2013 21:14

The 75th festival has been opened

The 75th chess festival now known as Tata Steel was opened in Wijk aan Zee today. The festival traditionally openes the chess year since 1938 and oftenly it is considered to be one of the most interesting chess tournaments of the entire year.

Here we offer you the drawing done in a small Dutch town today:  
Group А:
Aronian - van Wely
Carlsen - Caruana
Harikrishna - Giri
Anand - Nakamura
Sokolov - Wang Hao
Leko - L'Аmi
Karjakin - Hou Yifan

Group В:
Rapport - van Kampen
Edouard - Nikolic
Ernst - Timman
Movsesian - Naiditsch
Tiviakov - Ipatov
Turov - Grandelius
Dubov - Smeets

The favourites of the Group A Carlsen and Aronian will face each other in Round 2.
Information about the tournaments is available on our special pages: Group A, Group В.

Several days ago we asked our readers if they expect any surprises from the final standings in Group A:


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