CHESS FEDERATION OF ARMENIA

24. 05. 2017
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11 May 2017

2017 Moscow Grand Prix to start on May 12

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, the fifth highest ranked player in the world, heads up a strong field for the forthcoming Moscow Grand Prix to be held between 12-21 May. The tournament, a nine round Swiss contest, also features Hou Yifan, the world’s leading female player. It is the second of four Grand Prix in 2017 and follow’s the Sharjah Grand Prix in February which was won by Alexander Grischuk, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in a three way tie. The full list of players is as follows:
1. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
2. Hikaru Nakamura
3. Anish Giri
4. Ian Nepomniachtchi
5. Harikrishna Pentala
6. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
7. Ding Liren
8. Michael Adams
9. Peter Svidler
10. Alexander Grischuk
11. Ernesto Inarkiev
12. Boris Gelfand
13. Evgeny Tomashevsky
14. Teimour Radjabov
15. Francisco Vallejo Pons
16. Hou Yifan
17. Jon Ludvig Hammer
18. Salem Saleh