Alkmaar announced as the first Chess on Tour City for 2019


In 2019, during the 81st edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, the Grandmasters of the Tata Steel Masters are playing in Alkmaar.

For the sixth time in the history of the tournament the Tata Steel Masters visit two special locations elsewhere in the Netherlands as part of Chess on Tour. All rounds, in Wijk aan Zee, Alkmaar and the second Chess on Tour city, are open to the public. The second Chess on Tour city will be announced later on in 2018.