Corus Chess Tournament 2009

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The Corus Chess Tournament 2009 will be held from 16 January - 1 February 2009 in Wijk aan Zee. This will be the 71st Corus Chess Tournament and will again be divided into A, B, C, and amateur groups.

The Corus Chess Tournament 2009 will be held from 16 January - 1 February 2009 in Wijk aan Zee. This will be the 71st Corus Chess Tournament and will again be divided into A, B, C, and amateur groups.

Vishy Anand and Vladimir Kramnik will not be present at this year’s Corus edition. Topalov will also skip the event, as he will concentrate on the upcoming challengers match. The winners of last year Carlsen and Aronian will compete again.

Complete list of the participants : Corus 2009, group A

GM Alexander Morozevich RUS 2787
GM Magnus Carlsen NOR 2786
GM Vassily Ivanchuk UKR 2786
GM Levon Aronian ARM 2757
GM Teymour Radjabov AZE 2751
GM Wang Yue CHN 2736
GM Michael Adams ENG 2734
GM Sergei Movsesian SVK 2732
GM Sergei Karjakin UKR 2730
GM Gata Kamsky USA 2729
GM Leinier Dominguez CUB 2719
GM Loek van Wely NED 2618
GM Daniel Stellwagen NED 2605
GM Jan Smeets NED 2604

Average rating : 2720
Category : 19