The Tata Steel Chess tournament is one of the top competitions on the calendar. This year’s tournament, the 78th edition, includes many of the world’s top players, among them Magnus Carlsen, the World Champion; Fabiano Caruana and Wesley So of the United States; Anish Giri of the Netherlands; Sergey Karjakin of Russia; and, from China, Ding Liren, rising star Wei Yi, and Hou Yifan, the top woman in the world.
The tournament mostly takes place in the Atlantic coast town of Wijk aan Zee. It is primarily sponsored and named after the giant steel manufacturer, Tata Steel.
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