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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships 2013 Begin in Khanty Mansiysk

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Hi everyone, 

The World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships 2013 were opened in Khanty Mansiysk today with a gala ceremony. The games will be played from Thursday. In the Rapid section, rounds 1-5 will be played on Thursday, rounds 6-10 on Friday and rounds 11-15 on Saturday. In the Blitz section, rounds 1-16 will be played on Sunday and rounds 17-30 on Monday. The closing ceremony will take place thereafter. 

Live coverage of the event with video, games and analysis will be available on the official website throughout the tournament.

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