Caruana Wins Grenke Classic

04.09.18 Just two weeks after winning the Candidates tournament to earn the right to challenge for the World Championship, Fabiano Caruana has won the Grenke Classic played in Karlsruhe and Baden-Baden, Germany from March 31- April 9, 2018. Caruana's next event is the US Championship scheduled for April 17-30 in St. Louis.

Fabiano Caruana has had an incredible start to 2018. (image courtesy

The Grenke Chess Classic is a ten-player round robin tournament. This year's player list included:

Magnus Carlsen
Levon Aronian
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
Fabiano Caruana
Viswanathan Anand
Nikita Vitiugov
Arkadij Naiditsch
Hou Yifan
Georg Meier
Matthias Bluebaum

Final Standings

Official Site of the Grenke Classic


congratulations to the next world champ

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