World Champion Carlsen wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022

World Champion Magnus Carlsen has won the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. Playing black, he managed to beat Fabiano Caruana today. It was his 8th win, a unique achievement. Erigaisi Arjun (India) has won the Tata Steel Challengers. By doing so he has earned a spot in the Tata Steel Masters next year. The 85th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament will take place from 13 – 29 January 2023.

Tournament director Jeroen van den Berg: “Magnus Carlsen has played a strong tournament. His 8th victory is a unique achievement in the history of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. We still have one more round to go, but I can already safely say that the tournament has been a success from a chess aficionado’s perspective. Erigaisi Arjun has proved to be a revelation. He will definitely bring a positive contribution to the Tata Steel Masters next year. I’m also very proud of everybody in the tournament organisation. With a lot of effort we have faced the challenges regarding COVID-19 as well as possible.”

Steel and chess: creativity and innovation

The Tata Steel Chess Tournament has a long tradition. Starting as an employee tournament, it has grown into an international tournament of world class renown, for which grand masters and amateurs alike will clear their diaries. Tata Steel has chosen for chess, because chess entails strategic thinking and focuses on finding creative solutions for complex issues. Tata Steel has that very same focus. Steelmaking is a high-tech process with a crucial role for innovation. Tata Steel employees are continuously and relentlessly working on finding clever solutions to improve processes and products. That is how Tata Steel is able to provide top products to its customers, allowing them to distinguish themselves in their markets. At the same time Tata Steel contributes to creating a sustainable society through its product and process innovations.

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