Anand, Kramnik to be part of ‘Chess24 Legends of Chess’

Anand, Kramnik to be part of ‘Chess24 Legends of Chess’

CHENNAI: Former world champions – Viswanathan Anand and Vladimir Kramnik – are among the high-profile names that will be part of the fourth leg of Magnus Carlsen’s Tour to be held from July 21 to August 5.
Titled ‘Chess24 Legends of Chess’ – the event will also have the four semifinalists from the previous leg – Chessable Masters: Carlsen, Anish Giri,Ian Nepomniachtchi Fand Ding Liren. In addition to that, Russian GM Peter Svidler has also been invited for the event. Other players to be part of the event will be named in the coming days.
This will be Anand’s first event after being stranded in Germany for about 3 months and arriving in India towards the end of May. He has also confirmed his participation for the FIDE Online Olympiad.
“Anand had received an invitation for the event some time ago and made his decision to be part of it. The event has some of the big names in the game featuring in it and Anand is excited to be part of it. He will also be part of the Olympiad which is being held online for the first time ever,” said a source close to the development. Anand’s last competitive appearance was at theFIDE Online Nations Cup. On the other hand, Kramnik’s previous high-profile event was the world blitz tournament in Russia last December where he finished third.

Prasad RS | TNN | Jul 10, 2020, 20:10 IST

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Anand, Kramnik to be part of ‘Chess24 Legends of Chess’

 

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Jönnek a sakk „Sakk legendái” a korábbi világbajnokokkal az élen, mint Viswanathan Anand és Vladimir Kramnik, akik a Magnus Carlsen Chess tour negyedik online szuper versenyének meghívott résztvevői, amely online versenyre július 21 és augusztus 5 között kerül sor.

Pazar a névsor,hiszen Carlsen, Anish Giri, Ian Nepomniachtchi és Ding Liren is játszanak,akik a jelenlegi world top elit sakkozói.

Ezen felül meghívást kapott az orosz Peter Svidler is meghívást kapott az eseményre. A rendezvényen részt vevő többi szereplőt a következő napokban teszik közzé.

Congratulations to Magnus Carlsen on winning the Chessable Masters after clinching all three of his knockout matches in just two days!