Tata Steel Chess: Van Foreest wins in Armageddon

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1/31/2021 – The Tata Steel Chess Tournament took place on January 16-31 as an over-the-board 14-player single round robin. Jorden van Foreest defeated Nils Grandelius in round 13 to catch up with Anish Giri, who managed to hold a draw from a worse position against David Anton. In the all-Dutch finale, Van Foreest won the Armageddon decider to clinch the title. | Photo: Jurriaan Hoefsmit

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The Tata Steel Chess Tournament is taking place on January 16-31 as an over-the-board competition. It is a 14-player single round robin.

Games are played with a time control of 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for the next 20 moves and 15 minutes for the rest of the game, with 30-second increments per move. 

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Live games and commentary

Round 13




Commentary by GM Robert Hess and IM Sopiko Guramishvili

Round 13 results


Final standings



  • Playing days: Saturday 16 January (Round 1) to Sunday 31 January (Round 13)
  • Rest days: Wednesday 20 January, Monday 25 January and Wednesday 28 January


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