Category 19 Super-GM tournament in Baden-Baden

Mika vs OSG Baden-Baden e.V.
Mika vs OSG Baden-Baden e.V. (Photo credit: karpidis)

Category 19 GM tournament: February 7th–17th 2013

For the time ever, the Chess Center Baden-Baden (Schachzentrum Baden-Baden) will host a category 19 GM tournament, the GRENKE Chess Classic Baden-Baden. This event will follow the tradition of great chess tournaments that the well-known southern German Spa town has established over the last two centuries. Baden-Baden is also known in the chess world as the hometown of OSG Baden-Baden, the most successful German club in the 1990 and 2000s.

The participants in the double round robin will be:

  • Viswanathan Anand India World Champion 43 years
  • Fabiano Caruana Italy No. 5 in the world 20 years
  • Michael Adams England No. 23 in the world 41 years
  • Arkadij Naiditsch Germany No. 37 in the world 27 years
  • Daniel Fridman Germany No. 78 in the world 36 years
  • Georg Meier Germany No. 108 in the world 25 years

via ChessBase.com – Chess News – Category 19 Super-GM tournament in Baden-Baden.

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