Grand Chess Tour 2017 Schedule and Confirmed Participants (so far)

Eight of the top ten players are set to participate in the 2017 edition of the Grand Chess Tour. One rapid and blitz event was added to the events line-up from last year, i.e., the Saint Louis Rapid, which should follow soon after the Sinquefield Cup.

It’s a great year ahead, indeed, for chess fans for 2017.

2017 Grand Chess Tour Schedule

Confirmed Participants for Grand Chess Tour 2017

  1. Magnus Carlsen (Norway), world no. 1, 2838
  2. Fabiano Caruana (USA), world no. 2, 2827
  3. Wesley So (USA), world no. 3, 2822
  4. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), world no. 5, 2796
  5. Viswanathan Anand (India), world no. 6, 2786
  6. Levon Aronian (Armenia), world no. 7, 2785
  7. Hikaru Nakamura (USA), world no. 8, 2785
  8. Sergey Karjakin (Russia), world no. 9, 2783
  9. Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia), world no. 17, 2749

Read more about it here.

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