Reports | June 25, 2008 15:27

[lang_nl]Rapidmatch Karjakin-Short[/lang_nl][lang_en]Rapid match Karjakin-Short[/lang_en]

[lang_nl]Van 3 tot 7 juli vindt er in de Oekra?ɬØense stad Kiev een rapidmatch plaats tussen Sergei Karjakin en Nigel Short. De tijdcontrole is 25 minuten plus tien seconden per zet. Meer informatie vind je op de bijbehorende website.[/lang_nl][lang_en]From July 3 till 7, in the Ukrainian city of Kiev, a rapid match will take place between Sergei Karjakin and Nigel Short. The rate of play is 25 minutes plus ten seconds a move. More information can be found at the official website.[/lang_en]

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Stephen's picture

My opponent will be Short and the games will be short.

patrick j's picture

i hope karjakin crushes him.... short seems to be such a douche bag...

Jon's picture

Most of my chess friends still think of Short as a British chess hero. His glory days may be over but British chess is also on the decline.
There is still some national interest when Short or Adams play. Good luck Nigel!

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