Bilbao to host Grand Slam
For the sixth consecutive year, Bilbao (Spain) will host in 2013 the Grand Slam Chess Masters Final, as announced today by the Organizing Committee in Wijk aan Zee (Holland), where is being held the first of the top level tournaments which make up the Grand Slam, the Tata Steel tournament.
Preceded by the success of its innovative competition format, the Bilbao‘s Tournament considered as one of the most prestigious in the world, has gained the support of the rest of
the top tournaments which make up the Grand Slam, to be the venue of the sixth edition of the Chess Masters Final.
The Grand Masters who are participating during these days in the tournament of Wijk aan Zee including the World Champion Viswanathan Anand, current world number one Magnus Carlsen and Olympic Champion Levon Aronian have also shown their willingness to participate in the Final, as they have done in previous editions.
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