Tata Steel Chess Tournament, 2018

Tata Steel chess 2018

Question: Who amongst the following won the title of Tata Steel’s Chess Tournament Challenger Group concluded recently?
(a) Viswanathan Anand
(b) Magnus Carlsen
(c) Sergei Kajakin
(d) Santosh Vidit Gujarati
Answer: (d)
Related Facts:

  • The international Chess competition ‘Tata Steel Chess Tournament, 2018’ concluded in the Wijk Aan Zee, Netherlands. (January 12-28, 2018)
  • The competition was played in Masters, Challengers and Amateur categories.
  • Competition Results:
  • Masters Group (New line winner)
  • Winner– Magnus Carlsen (Norway), registered win for the record sixth time.
  • Second Place – Anis Giri (Netherlands)
  • Challengers Group
  • Winners-Santosh Vidit Gujarati (India)
  • Second-Anton Korobov (Ukraine)
  • Amateur Group
  • Winner-Stefan Kuipers (Netherlands)
  • Second place-Liam Vorlijk (Netherlands)
  • With this win Vidit qualifies for the Tata Steel Masters Tournament, 2019.
  • Viswanathan Anand from India finished fifth in the Masters Group with 8.0 points.

Reference:
https://www.tatasteelchess.com/
https://www.tatasteelchess.com/players/masters/master-standings
https://www.tatasteelchess.com/players/challengers/challenger-standings
https://www.tatasteelchess.com/players/amateurs/tournaments/2018/nine-round/0/1/274

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