20 - 29 April 2019

GRENKE Chess Classic 2019 with World Champion Magnus Carlsen

The GRENKE Chess Classic 2019 will take place from 20th to 29th of April!

The lineup of the tournament is as follows:

Magnus Carlsen, World Champion, No. 1 world ranking, Elo: 2845, Norway

Fabiano Caruana, No. 2 world ranking, Elo: 2828, USA
Viswanathan Anand, No. 6 world ranking, Elo: 2779, India
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, No. 7 world ranking, Elo: 2775, France
Levon Aronian, No. 12 world ranking, Elo: 2761, Armenia
Peter Svidler, No. 20 world ranking, Elo: 2737, Russia
Arkadij Naiditsch, No. 35 world ranking, Elo: 2710, Azerbaijan
Francisco Vallejo Pons, No. 45 world ranking, Elo: 2698, Spain
Georg Meier, No. 167 world ranking, Elo: 2621, Germany
Vincent Keymer, No. 6 world ranking U16, Elo: 2509 Germany