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FIDE confirms agreements with CNC/Agon and Tretyakov
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 12:14
FIDE has signed an agreement with the companies CNC and Agon for the next World Championship cycle. CNC will be responsible for media, web and software rights, while Agon will be organising and funding the events. The contract with the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, where Vishy Anand and Boris Gelfand will play the 2012 World Championship match in...
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...
The Candidates' in London; is FIDE selling its World Championship cycle?
Friday, February 10, 2012 11:14
This week there were rumours about the next Candidates Tournament being held in London, as a result of a tweet by the assistant of the FIDE President. These rumours seem to have been confirmed now by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. In their own report on the recent Presidential Board meeting, FIDE only mentions that a decision on the bids...
Pairings London Chess Classic already announced
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 18:17
The organizers of the London Chess Classic today announced the full pairings of the third edition which takes place 3-12 December in London. The third London Chess Classic will be the strongest tournament in the history of British chess. It will be complemented by a chess festival with tournaments for all levels and of course free chess coaching...
London Chess Classic: more details
Thursday, September 22, 2011 17:09
The timetable for the third London Chess Classic has been announced. The strongest tournament in the history of British chess will be complemented by a chess festival with tournaments for all levels and of course free chess coaching for schools. Info provided by the London Chess Classic organizers The tournament runs from 3-12 December 2011 and...