:: Corus 2006

The organizers of Corus published the participants of the tournament 2006 that will take place January 13th-29th 2006.

Players: 1 (2) Viswanathan Anand IND 2788 2 (3) Veselin Topalov BUL 2782 3 (4) Peter Leko HUN 2751 4 (5) Vassily Ivanchuk UKR 2748 5 (7) Vladimir Kramnik RUS 2739 6 (9) Etienne Bacrot FRA 2725 7 (10) Levon Aronian ARM 2724 8 (12) Michael Adams ENG 2718 9 (13) Boris Gelfand ISR 2717 10 (20) Sergey Tiviakov NED 2700 11 (21) Ivan Sokolov NED 2696 12 (23) Gata Kamsky USA 2690 13 (44) Sergey Karjakin UKR 2658 14 (55) Loek van Wely NED 2648.
Rating Average: 2720 - Category 19.

Gata Kamsky (USA) will be one of the fourteen players in the Corus Chess Tournament 2006. Kamsky withdrew from the chess scene in 1996, after which he went to University. Last year he made a comeback and played the American Championship. His participation in Wijk aan Zee will be his first tournament on the highest level since 1996.

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