Eleven Rounds Played at Tata Steel Masters
Anish Giri remains the sole leader.
The 11th round of the Tata Steel Masters was played in Wijk aan Zee on January 29.
Andrey Esipenko lost to Aryan Tari with Black. Jorden Van Foreest defeated Pentala Harikrishna, who had played too originally in the opening and lost a piece quite early. The games Carlsen - Giri, Wojtaszek - Vachier-Lagrave, Firouzja - Caruana, Anton - Grandelius, and Donchenko - Duda were drawn.
Standings after Round 11:
1. Anish Giri - 7.5
2-4. Fabiano Caruana, Jorden Van Foreest, Alireza Firouzja - 7
5. Andrey Esipenko - 6.5
6. Magnus Carlsen - 6
7. Nils Grandelius - 5.5
8-9. Pentala Harikrishna, Aryan Tari - 5
10-11. Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 4.5
12-13. Radoslaw Wojtaszek, David Anton - 4
14. Alexander Donchenko - 3.5.
Round 12 pairings:
Vachier-Lagrave - Duda, Harikrishna - Donchenko, Esipenko - Van Foreest, Grandelius - Tari, Caruana - Anton, Giri - Firouzja, Wojtaszek - Carlsen