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Azerbaijani GM to compete at Grenke Chess Classic 2018

02 April 2018 [13:53] - TODAY.AZ

By  Azertac 

Azerbaijani grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch will contest medals at the Grenke Chess Classic 2018 to be held in the German cities of Karlsruhe and Baden-Baden from March 31 to April 9.

The first three rounds of the GRENKE Chess Classic will be played in the same venue as the GRENKE Chess Open in the Schwarzwaldhalle Karlsruhe. After the last round of the OPEN Carlsen and Co. move to Baden-Baden, to play rounds 4-9 at the Kulturhaus LA8.

Along with the Azerbaijani GM, the tournament will bring together Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Levon Aronian (Armenia), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Fabiano Caruana (America), Viswanathan Anand (India), Nikita Vitiugov (Russia), the strongest female chess player in the world Hou Yifan (China), Georg Meier (Germany) and Matthias Blubaum (Germany).


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