FIDE and Renova Group of Companies are pleased to announce that the third leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series 2012/13, which will be held between the 17th of April 2013 and 1st of May 2013 in Zug, Switzerland. This is the first time that the FIDE Grand Prix has been named after the sponsors.
Zug jumped in as a last-minute replacement after the organizers from Lisbon failed to secure the funds. The schedule has been maintained as originally announced.
GM Gata Kamsky is replacing GM Vugar Gashimov for the entire Grand Prix cycle.