Tata Steel to Sponsor Wijk aan Zee Festival in 2016

Время публикации: 27.09.2014 21:53 | Последнее обновление: 27.09.2014 22:04

According to the Chess-News source, Tata Steel company is going to remain the chief sponsor of the annual Wijk aan Zee festival in 2016.

The coming, 77th edition of the festival will take place on 9-25 January 2015. The Masters tournament (group A) will consist of 14 GMs again (in 2014 the number was diminished to 12). The names of the participants are yet to be announced. There will be 14 players in the Challengers tournament (group B) too, while the round-robin C-group is likely to be cancelled.

The most famous chess festival in the world has been sponsored by Tata Steel since 2011.  


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