16 Feb 2013, Kuala Lumpur – In the 1st Grenke Chess Classic being held in Baden-Baden, Germany, six of the world’s best chess players are playing. Among them are Anand Viswanathan of India and Fabiano Caruana of Italy.
The official website describes Grenke Classic - For the first time ever the Baden-Baden Chess Centre (Schachzentrum Baden-Baden) is hosting a Category 19 GM tournament, the Baden-Baden GRENKE Chess Classic. This event will continue the tradition of great chess tournaments that the well-known southern German spa town has established over the last two centuries.
Baden-Baden is also renowned in the chess world as the home of OSG Baden-Baden, the most successful German club since the 1990s. In the same period we set up the Baden-Baden Chess Centre to lay the foundations for making Baden-Baden into an important centre for the European chess community.
The main event of the chess fortnight will be the Baden-Baden GRENKE Chess Classic, a supertournament providing three top German players with the chance to face three established world class players on their own soil.
Here is a game between Anand and Meir in Grenke Chess Classic, Baden-Baden, Germany 2013. Anand has the white pieces and the game ended in a draw.(show chess board)(hide chess board)
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Official website: http://www.grenkechessclassic.com/en/