Tag: Tata Steel Masters

Anish Giri (right) held a draw against Magnus Carlsen (left) to maintain his half-point lead at the Tata Steel Masters. (Image: Jurriaan Hoefsmit/Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021)

Tata Steel Masters: Giri Maintains Lead Ahead of Saturday Showdown with Firouzja

Anish Giri held off World Champion Magnus Carlsen on Friday, doing enough to secure a draw and maintain his half-point lead at the Tata Steel Masters heading into a critical clash with Alireza Firouzja in Saturday’s penultimate round. Giri drew comfortably with Black against Carlsen, leaving him a half-point ahead […]

Anish Giri picked up another win on Wednesday, vaulting him into the lead at the Tata Steel Masters. (Image: Jurriaan Hoefsmit/Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021)

Anish Giri Takes Lead at Tata Steel Masters Heading into Final Rest Day

Dutch grandmaster Anish Giri defeated Radoslaw Wojtaszek on Wednesday to take the solo lead at the Tata Steel Masters, but three players are within a half-point of him with just three rounds left to play. Giri sits at 7 points after 10 rounds heading into Thursday’s final rest day in […]

Four players share the lead at the Tata Steel Masters, but Magnus Carlsen is not among them after drawing for the sixth straight round on Saturday. (Image: Jurriaan Hoefsmit/Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021)

Tata Steel Masters: Four Share Lead as Carlsen Limps to Sixth Straight Draw

Five of seven games provided decisive results on Saturday in a bloody seventh round of play at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. The results knocked Nils Grandelius out of the lead and left four players tied for first, while World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen continues to struggle to find points […]

Alireza Firouzja got what he was looking for against Aryan Tari out of the opening, but ultimately settled for a draw in their Round 4 matchup at the Tata Steel Masters. (Image: Jurriaan Hoefsmit/Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021)

Tata Steel Chess Tournament Odds: Carlsen Favored Heading Into First Rest Day

The fourth round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament failed to produce any decisive results, meaning that the five-way logjam at the top of the standings remains intact heading into the first rest day. Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Anish Giri, Nils Grandelius, and Pentala Harikrishna each sit on 2.5 points […]