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FIDE confirms London, announces 4-year schedule - players' comments
Wednesday, March 07, 2012 21:13
The FIDE Candidates Tournament will be held October 24th-November 12th, 2012 in London. This was announced in a brief press release published on Monday on the FIDE website. In another press release, FIDE gives a 4-year schedule for two World Championship cycles, and names cities like Paris and Madrid as locations for new Grand Prix tournaments....
Grand Slam Chess Association confirms Linares 2012, sets dates for Masters Final
Monday, January 30, 2012 22:19
The Grand Slam Chess Association announced on Sunday that the world famous tournament in Linares, Spain will be held again this year, after it was cancelled in 2011. The Association also communicated the dates for the 5th Grand Slam Masters Final, and requested FIDE to "avoid any conflicts with our schedules". The following press release was...
2012 Tradewise Chess Festival starts in less than a week
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 22:07
In less than a one week yet another big chess festival starts: the 10th anniversary edition of the Tradewise Chess Festival in Gibraltar. It promises to be the best edition ever, with Peter Svidler and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov topping the list and an online live video show similar to that of the London Chess Classic. What follows is a press release...
Spectacular playing venue for Reykjavik Open
Tuesday, January 03, 2012 15:25
The Reykjavik Open will be held March 6-13, 2012 at Harpa, Reykjavik's spectacular new music hall on the harbour. This was announced today in a press release by the organizers. Concert hall and conference center Harp, opened in May 2011, will be the venue for this year's Reykjavik Chess Festival. Only 5 minutes walk to downtown Reykjavik, Harpa...
Tuesday, December 06, 2011 17:42
(Press Release) 2012 is a special year for chess as the Rock's biggest and most popular international event celebrates its tenth birthday. The Tradewise 2012 Chess Festival will be held over 10 days from 24th January to  2nd February, 2012. As well as Judit Polgar, the world's top woman player, Mickey Adams, Nigel Short and Peter Svidler have all...