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FIDE Candidates Tournament postponed until March 2013
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 16:49
The FIDE Candidates Tournament has been postponed until March 2013. The new dates were announced today on the FIDE website. Players and organizers have expressed to be happy with this new turn of events, while Andrew Paulson gives some more explanation. Earlier this month FIDE announced a 4-year schedule for two World Championship cycles, which...
Official request from Bilbao organizers to FIDE to change Candidates dates
Monday, February 27, 2012 17:36
The organizers of the Grand Slam Masters Final have sent an official request to FIDE to reconsider the dates for the Candidates Tournament. The letter, which is addressed to FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, is backed by both Magnus Carlsen and Vladimir Kramnik. The FIDE Candidates Tournament, a qualifier for the 2013 World Championship Match, is...
Tournament organizers and players not happy with Candidates Tournament dates
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 13:32
In a recent interview, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov mentioned the dates and location for the Candidates Tournament: 23 October-13 November 2012 in London. Thus far, FIDE hasn't published an official press release which confirms this, so nobody knows for sure what is the situation. One thing is clear: the players and the organisers of the...