Vachier-Lagrave Wins Paris Grand Chess Tour
It almost went wrong, but eventually he clinched it. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won the Paris Grand Chess Tour on Thursday, while 49-year-old Vishy Anand reached an excellent second place.
Vachier-Lagrave moved up to second place in the overall Grand Chess Tour standings, behind Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So. Note that four players will qualify for the finals in December in London.
Here’s the remaining schedule:
- St. Louis Rapid & Blitz, August 8-15, 2019. St. Louis, U.S.
- Sinquefield Cup (Classical), August 15-30, 2019. St. Louis, U.S.
- Superbet Rapid & Blitz, November 4-11, 2019. Bucharest, Romania.
- Tata Steel Rapid & Blitz, November 20-27, 2019. Kolkata, India.
- GCT Finals (four players qualify), November 30-December 10, 2019. London, UK.