Tata Steel Masters 2023

Tata Steel Masters 2023

1. Magnus Carlsen NOR
2. Ding Liren CHN
3. Fabiano Caruana USA
4. Anish Giri NED
5. Wesley So USA
6. Richard Rapport ROU
7. Levon Aronian USA
8. Parham Maghsoodloo IRI
9. Dommaraju Gukesh IND
10. Arjun Erigaisi IND
11. Nodirbek Abdusattorov UZB
12. Vincent Keymer GER
13. Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa IND
14. Jorden Van Foreest NED

85th Tata Steel Masters 2023

85th Tata Steel Challengers 2023

The 2023 edition

The Tata Steel Chess Tournament is one of the most prestigious events in the international chess calendar. The “Wimbledon of Chess” attracts the very best chess grandmasters in the world, along with thousands of amateur players, live event visitors and online visitors from around the world. In 2023, the Tata Steel Chess Tournament celebrates its 85th year.

Tata Steel Chess 2023 | Round 1 | Commentary by Laurent Fressinet & Peter Svidler

Carlsen, Caruana, Ding, So + Chess’ ELITE Square Off In Tata Steel Chess Masters 2023! | RD 1

With both the number one and number two in the world (Magnus Carlsen and Ding Liren), five top 10 players and a total of eight top 20 players, the Masters group of the jubilee edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament has a very strong field of participants. The 85th edition promises to be an exciting battleground, as a number of great talents are also present to compete with the world class players. The tournament will take place from 13 to 29 January 2023 in Dorpshuis de Moriaan, Wijk aan Zee in the Netherlands.

Schedule and rate of play

The Grandmasters will play against each other in 13 rounds in a round-robin tournament, round one starting Saturday the 14th of January. All rounds start at 14:00 hours CET, except for the final round on Sunday 29 January. This round starts at 12:00 hours CET.

Rest days for the Masters group are scheduled on Wednesday 18 (Challengers will play round five this day), Monday 23 and Thursday 26 January.

On Thursday 19 January the fifth round of the Masters group will be played in another host city during Chess on Tour. More information about Chess on Tour will follow soon.

The rate of play is 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes for the remaining moves with 30 seconds cumulative increment for each move starting from the first move.