The Tata Steel Chess Tournament is coming to Leiden. On January 23rd, a grandmaster contest will be played in the Pieterskerk.
"Leiden welcomes the Tata Steel Chess Tournament enthusiastically"says Mayor Lenferink. "It is great that in the same year our chess club Philidor is celebrating its 100 year jubilee, this big tournament is coming to Leiden. The accompanying Chess- and knowledge programme for chess players, scientists and students fits perfectly with the City of Science that Leiden is."