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World Chess Championship 2012 LIVE!

World Chess Championship 2012 LIVE!

Today the World Chess Championship 2012 will be given official start with an opening ceremony in the Mikhail Vrubel’s hall of the State Tretyakov Gallery.

Sponsorship contract for the Candidates Tournament in London (Updated)

Sponsorship contract for the Candidates Tournament in London (Updated)

Azerbaijan Chess Federation and FIDE will sign the sponsorship contract for the Candidates Tournament in London, e3e5.com reported. The contract will be signed on 3rd April at the Hilton Hotel in Baku. The ceremony will be attended by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, head of AGON Andrew Paulson, Azerbaijan Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov, [...]

Chess Candidates Tournament in London 2013

Chess Candidates  Tournament in London 2013

FIDE has postponed the Candidates matches for 2013. After the initial announcement of the Chess Calendar 2012-2014, various protests from organizers have been emerging. In an official publication today we read that the Canditates tournament will take place in London 2013. FIDE announces, “Following publication of the draft calendar two weeks ago and after evaluating [...]

Draft Dates for World Chess Championship Cycles

Draft Dates for World Chess Championship Cycles

Athens, March 6, 2012 – FIDE, after consultations with AGON, its new partner for organizing the World Chess Championship Cycle, announced a draft calendar of event dates for the next two cycles over four years. Once finalised, FIDE and AGON intend to retain the 2014-15 competition schedule as the model for the indefinite future. 2012 [...]

FIDE signs a multi million deal with Agon and CNC

FIDE signs a multi million deal with Agon and CNC

Last Thursday 16 February, FIDE completed the negotiations with CNC and AGON and proceeded to sign respective agreements with both companies. The agreement with Agon and CNC states that Agon will take care of the sponsorship and financial part of the tournaments, while CNC retains the media rights: CNC keeps mainly the media, web and [...]

Carlsen to participate in the next World Championship

Carlsen to participate in the next World Championship

The Norwegian star stops the boycott

Peter Svidler wins the World Chess Cup 2011

Peter Svidler wins the World Chess Cup 2011

The reigning Russian champion Peter Svidler made a draw in the fourth game of the match against Alexander Grischuk, and won the main trophy.

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