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Tata Steel Chess India - Rapid & Blitz 2019 edition

The first GCT tournament to be held in Asia

The second edition of Tata Steel Chess India, Rapid & Blitz 2019, is part of the Grand Chess Tour (GTC) this year, placing India firmly on the world chess map.

Eight of the top 15 Grandmasters in the world are participating in this tournament, including current World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen. The other Grandmasters who will be seen in action in the Kolkata are Viswanathan Anand, Ding Liren, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian, Anish Giri, Wesley So, Hikaru Nakamura and wildcards PentalaHarikrishna, Vidit Gujrathi.

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