Final Amber Tournament Begins This Weekend
March 11, 2011
GM Hikaru Nakamura, Photo Suzy Gorman for CCSCSL
#1 rated US player GM Hikaru Nakamura will be playing in the farewell edition of the Amber Chess tournament in Monte Carlo, which features alternating rounds of rapid and blindfold. The opening ceremony is Friday March 11 and the rounds begin Saturday, March 12. Participants include World Champion Anand, GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Levon Aronian.

Find more details on the official website.

Look for a midway report from the scene by Macauley Peterson.