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The 76th Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands witnessed world's number 2 Levon Aronian to defeat one of his main rivals, world's number 6 Fabiano Caruana. Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana .during the game white got a slight edge and Black decided to sacrifice a pawn in order to be able to finish his development. Aronian managed to keep his extra pawn, and this became a dangerous runner on the a-file that eventually decided the game.
The 76th Tata Steel Chess Tournament has opened on Friday 10th January 2014 and will officially start from with the first round today at the Tata Steel headquarters in Ijmuiden, Wijk aan Zee. It will take place till 26th January 2014.
The longest running chess tournament in the world, the 89th Hastings Chess Congress came to an end in a 7-way tie.
The Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 will commence on Wednesday, 29 of January 2014 at the city’s Hotel Savoy. It is going to be the first ever chess tournament in the chess history to reach category 23 with a remarkable average rating of 2801.