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Akobian versus Becerra Match on Twitch

A six game match between the U.S.A. players GM Varuzhan Akobian (2637) and GM Julio Becerra (2546) will take part from Monday, 8th December to Wednesday, 10th December.

The event is sponsored by Falbo Knows Tennis and is being held at the Spring Hill Suites in Lawrence, Kansas.

The match will begin at 10 am CST and be played with a time control of G/90 plus 30 second increment.

An opening ceremony was held today at the playing venue, including the drawing of lots and the GMs played Blitz chess against young chess players living in the Lawrence community.

FA Bill Broich will serve as the Chief Arbiter and NA Brian Yang will stream the match.  To follow the match go to

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