Tuesday July 14, 2020

Chess with Sam Collins

Jorden van Foreest vs Vishy Anand, Tata Steel Masters, 2019

27th January, 2019

Tata Steel Masters, 2019

Justifiably nicknamed “the Wimbledon of chess”, the first supertournament of 2019 is the Tata Steel event held in Wijk aan Zee. The Masters section features 14 players, including the current and two former world champions, against elite opposition and some local players who, although very strong GMs, are heavily out-rated. Dutch talent Jorden van Foreest is the tournament’s bottom seed, and suffered a tough loss in the first round....

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