We are pleased to announce that former World Chess Champion, Viswanathan “Vishy” Anand will be part of the Altibox Norway Chess 2017 tournament.
Vishy has participated in the tournament twice before, once in its founding year; 2013 and once in 2015.
“I am very happy to be back in Norway to participate in the Altibox Norway Chess tournament 2017. It’s a lovely event enriched by pristine nature. The Norwegian chess audience provides an ideal stage for us to give our best. I hope to do well.” – Viswanathan Anand
The confirmed players for the 2017 tournament are:
Magnus Carlsen (Norway)
Sergey Karjakin (Russia)
Viswanathan Anand (India)