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|Tata Steel Pairings Up; Field Includes Kamsky, Nakamura
|January 13, 2012
|Pairings are up for the Tata Steel Chess tournament (January 13-29) in Wijk aan Zee. GM Hikaru Nakamura will defend his title while reigning US Chess Champ Gata Kamsky will also fight in the elite 12-player field. Also competing are GMs Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Teymour Radjabov, Veselin Topalov and Anish Giri, who just won Reggio Emilia. In the first round (Saturday January 14th), Nakamura faces Ivanchuk with White while Kamsky plays Loek Van Wely. See the complete list of players and more information on tatasteelchess.com.