Thursday January 23, 2020

Chess with Sam Collins

The Tata Steel Masters is the first super-tournament of the year

29th January, 2017

Tata Steel Masters, 2017

The Tata Steel Masters is the first super-tournament of the year, featuring several of the world’s top players. Despite showing poor form earlier in the tournament, Hungarian GM Richard Rapport managed to score a memorable win against the World Champion.

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