GM Torbjørn Ringdal Hansen (right) plays in the Grenke Chess Open
which starts today. It is a nine round GM-open with many very strong
grandmaster. GM Li Chao from China is the strongest with over 2750.
GM Alexei Shirov, GM Etiene Bacrot, GM Richard Rapport and GM
Arkadij Naditsch are other strong players.The winner takes 10 000
euros as first prize.The first round will be played today at 18.30. The
9th round will be played on Monday afternoon.Bertil Svendsen and
Ida Landsverk will also participate.Follow live games here.