One of the shooting stars of the European chess scene will be on the board at the 49th International Dortmund Chess Days in the Deutschland Grand Prix at the Congress Centre of the Westfalenhallen: GM Bogdan-Daniel Deac, current rating 2671, from Romania.
The field of participants for the grandmaster tournament of the Sparkassen Chess Trophy 2022 has thus been determined. Three German national players will meet four international top players:
GM David Navara (CZE, Elo 2682)
GM Pavel Eljanov (UKR, Elo 2681)
GM Bogdan-Daniel Deac (ROU, Elo 2671)
GM Matthias Blübaum (GER, Elo 2663)
GM Rasmus Svane (GER, Elo 2651)
GM Luke McShane (ENG, Elo 2648)
GM Dmitrij Kollars (GER, Elo 2635)
The draw for the rounds will be made shortly.
Photo: Entrance to the Sparkassen Chess Trophy 2021 by Christian Lünig, Arbeitsblende