Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2016 Round 1

This year’s Tata Steel Chess Tournament at Wijk aan Zee, North Holland has just concluded the first round.   In the Masters group, Grandmasters Wesley So, Ding Liren and Fabiano Caruana won against their opponents for the day.  Meanwhile, half of the players in the Challengers group posted their 1st full point as well.  This includes Alexey Dreev, Erwin l’Ami, Adhiban Baskaran, Eltaj Safarli, Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, Jorden van Foreest, and Wenjun Ju.

Featured below are two Queen’s Gambit Declined games from today’s matches.