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Wednesday, December 24, 2008 17:13
In a new press release the Association of Chess Professionals calls for an "even higher standard of management" and recommends tournament organizers to "act carefully when announcing events which are not completely guaranteed yet." They argue that by kicking Al Modiahki and Pelletier out of the Grand Prix, "players' rights have been neglected"....
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Tuesday, December 16, 2008 19:00
In a press release today the Association of Chess Professionals (ACP) joins the debate surrounding the World Chess Championship cycle. Pinpointing the weak (and strong) aspects of the recent changes, they recommend FIDE "to build a sustainable dialog with chess players, where the ACP could play a role of mediator." The ACP objects to the...
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...
Thursday, November 06, 2008 20:29
Magnus Carlsen, who will turn 18 in less than a month, is one of the favourites to win the 2009 Corus Chess Tournament, and so are Alexander Morozevich, Vassily Ivanchuk and Levon Aronian. Today the participants list of the A Group was officially announced. Anand, Kramnik and Topalov were all invited, but unfortunately all three declined for this...
Wednesday, July 02, 2008 22:21
[lang_nl]De organisatie van het 71e Corus Chess Tournament heeft zowel Daniel Stellwagen als Jan Smeets uitgenodigd voor Grootmeestergroep A in 2009. De andere namen die hun deelname al bevestigd hebben zijn Aronian, Carlsen, Ivanchuk, Kamsky, Karjakin, Morozevich, Movsesian, Radjabov en Van Wely.[/lang_nl][lang_en]The organizers of the 71st Corus...
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Monday, June 02, 2008 0:25
[lang_nl]Afgelopen vrijdag was het geld van Chernenko er nog niet, dit weekend zou erover gesproken worden op de Presidential Board meeting en wat blijkt nu? Ilyumzhinov trekt zelf weer de portemonnee om de Kamsky-Topalov-match te garanderen.[/lang_nl][lang_en]Last Friday the money wasn't there yet, and the issue would be discussed during the...
Thursday, May 29, 2008 17:21
[lang_nl]Het gezever rond de match Kamsky-Topalov duurt maar voort, en een van de velen die hun geduld beginnen te verliezen is Alexei Shirov. De World Cup-finalist vraagt zich af of het niet tijd wordt dat hij Kamsky vervangt. Updates reactie FIDE en reactie team Kamsky.[/lang_nl][lang_en]After many months, FIDE still hasn't been able to confirm...
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Friday, April 18, 2008 4:52
[lang_nl]Dit weekend vindt weer het sterke rapidtoernooi van Dos Hermanas plaats. In de editie van dit jaar spelen Veselin Topalov, Alexei Shirov, Judit Polgar en Francisco Vallejo Pons. Een leuk evenement om live te volgen.[/lang_nl][lang_en]This weekend, the famous 4-player rapid tournament in Dos Hermanas takes place. In this year's edition,...
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Thursday, January 10, 2008 20:36
[lang_nl]Gisteren ontvingen we van de perschef van de Mtel Masters in Sofia een persbericht waarin de deelnemers van de Mtel Masters in Sofia (7-18 mei) werden bekendgemaakt. Dit jaar mogen Veselin Topalov, Ivan Cheparinov, Teimour Radjabov, Levon Aronian, Vassily Ivanchuk en Bu Xiangzhi elkaar geen remise aanbieden in de Bulgaarse hoofdstad. Merk...