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Tuesday, December 23, 2008 18:08
Do you know who Britney Spears' manager is? Do you care? Okay, I admit having read a news item about the breakup between Britney Spears and her previous manager, but, of course, that was not because of the news itself, but because it involved Britney. And I have absolutely no idea who her new manager is. Actually, the reason I clicked on the above...
Friday, November 21, 2008 4:28
Today the teams of Topalov and Kamsky have signed the contracts for their match, and so Sofia as the venue, and 16th to 28th February, 2009 as the dates, are now official. We have the full press conferences with Danailov (manager of Topalov) and Sutovsky (manager of Kamsky) on video. Hosted by Susan Polgar, this afternoon two separate press...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 1:45
3nd update, November 20: Silvio Danailov confirmed that today both parties have signed the contracts. Today all parties involved reached an agreement on the Kamsky-Topalov match. The match that should provide a challenger to world champion Anand is now scheduled to take place in February 2009 in Sofia. Update November 20, 2008, 17:33 CET: Today...
Sunday, November 16, 2008 1:04
The Kamsky-Topalov match / FIDE saga continues with two more open letters: one by the Bulgarian Chess Federation and one by Kamsky's manager Chernenko, but there's not much new under the sun. To get you updated: on November 3, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov received a letter by Oleg Chernenko, the manager of Gata Kamsky, that stated that the...
Saturday, November 08, 2008 19:31
In an attempt to support Gata Kamsky in the FIDE/Topalov match saga, the board of the United States Chess Federation once again revealed its internal disunity. We received several "open emails" by different board members quibbling. The sanest person seems to be Kamsky himself, who requested "all USCF Board members to unite and find ways to make...
Friday, November 07, 2008 0:47
2nd UPDATE: open letter by Rustam KamskyUpdate: No Chernenko money, Iluymzhinov gives Bulgarian Chess Federation another chance. By now nobody believes the Kamsky-Topalov match will still take place before the end of the year, if at all, but after receiving another letter by Kamsky's manager Chernenko, FIDE President Ilyumzhinov decided to...