Friday, November 4, 2011

2012 Tata Steel Invitational Line-Ups Announced!

The line-up for the 2012 edition of the famous tournament at Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands, has been announced!  It all begins in January:  14th Jan - Sun 29th Jan 2012.
A record-number of chess femmes (I'm soooo excited!):  None in the A Group (were Judit Polgar, Hou Yifan and Koneru Humpy busy? Were they asked?); in the B Group three of the top female players in the world: 
GMLahno, KaterynaUKR25541983
GMCmilyte, ViktorijaLIT25251983
GMDronavalli, HarikaIND25051991

In the C Group, five female players:

GMDanielian, ElinaARM25171978
WGMPaehtz, ElisabethGER24611985
WGMSachdev, TaniaIND24191986
WIMSchut, LisaNED22901994
WIMHaast, AnneNED22641993

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