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Monday, March 25, 2013

Moscow Chess Championship 2013 Begins

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Hi everyone,

The Moscow Final Championships 2013 for men and women will take place on 22nd – 31st March at the International Center of Chess Education RSSU. Both tournaments will be 9-round Swiss opens with the FIDE classical time control. A total of 51 players have signed up to participate in the open section, including 25 titled players: 7 Grandmasters, 15 International Masters and 3 Fide Masters. GM Evgeny Najer is the rating favorite, followed by GM Evgeny Vorobiov and IM Vladimir Belous. IM Irina Vasilevich is the favorite in the women’s section. You can access more details at the official website.

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  • At March 26, 2013 at 10:13 AM , Anonymous Amrit Puri, Knights Chess Club, New Delhi said...

    I want to know which city in the world has the strongest city chess championship - I tell you it has to be Moscow!!! Even if no professional player plays your friendly neighbourhood retired uncle would be a GM. Surely no one can beat the Russians.


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