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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Super chess grandmasters Korchnoi and Vaisser in 'The match of legends'

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Hi everyone,

From February 25 to 27, the Festival Hall in Cannes, France, will be transformed into a giant playground (300,000 sqm) with tutorials, demonstrations, challenges, and tournaments in the world of gaming. The curtainraiser to that event is a the 25th International Chess Open 'Pierre & Vacances' which began on Monday, February 21. The eight day chess extravaganza will see 300 participants playing chess in Sections A,B and C in a beautiful and modern, the Lerins Rotunda. There is going to be a special exhibition during this chess open that of Viktor Korchnoi (World Championship Candidate) and Anatoly Vaisser (Current senior world champion) from February 23-25. They will play 'The match of legends' which would include two classic games, rapids and blitz.

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  • At February 23, 2011 at 12:50 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Who do you think will win? They both have extensive experience, so that's a non-factor. By the way I love your blogs and follow you on twitter and Facebook. Keep up the good work - play well.


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