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Thursday, May 21, 2009 21:39
This week ChessBase published translations of two interesting interviews, with FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and with UEP President Joseph Resch, about the 2008 Anand-Kramnik match, the 2010-2011 World Championship cycle and the failed negotiations between FIDE and UEP. I found myself agreeing with the FIDE President for the first time in my...
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 23:41
UEP, the company that organized the 2008 World Championship Match between Anand and Kramnik successfully, made an official bid to FIDE in February to organize the Candidates event in 2010 and the World Championship Match in 2011, but "due to different agendas relating to organisational sovereignty and commercial rights" (UEP) the parties failed to...