World champion Magnus Carlsen won the Tata Steel Chess Super Tournament for the third time, repeating the success of 2010 և 2013 in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. The current champion of the tournament, Armenian grandmaster Leon Aronian, was satisfied with the 9th place in the first chess tournament of 2015.
In the last 13th round, Norwegian Carlsen, number one in FIDE, signed a peace treaty with white pieces against Ivan իչիaric from Croatia, finishing the tournament with 9 active points.
The four-time winner of the Tata Steel Chess Super Tournament, Leon Aronian, won the Wijk aan Zee title in 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2014. In the last round, the Armenian grandmaster lost to the Chinese Dean Liren with white pieces և with 5.5 points and shared the 9th-10th places with the representative of Poland Radoslaw Wojtaszek. The strongest grandmaster of Armenia defeated only Georgian Bahadur Jobava in 13 rounds, lost to Magnus Carlsen, Wesley Soi and Dean Liren, and ended 9 games in a draw.
Thus, the top three of the annual chess super tournament in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands, were Magnus Carlsen of Norway with 9 points, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France with 8.5 points and Anish Giri of the Netherlands with 8.5 points.