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Japan, Singapore interested in World Chess Championship 2018

sahJapan and Singapore could bid for the right to hold the next World Chess Championship Match in 2018, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov stated for TASS agency.

Ilyumzhinov said he will soon visit both chess federations and added that there might be a third candidate country from Asia.

The bidding for the match could be very exciting, with Oslo and Stavanger already starting preparations to meet the requirements.

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