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Match GM Vadim Milov – Rybka 3

We have a schedule for the World #28 GM Vadim Milov (ELO 2705) vs. Rybka-3 match. The plan is to play the first two games on Sunday, Sept. 14, the next two on Sept. 15, one game on Sept 16, two games on Sept. 17, and the final game on Sept. 18. As for the order of the games, it’s not set in stone, but probably we’ll try to make it so that no two consecutive games will be played with the same initial conditions. As previously announced, two games are normal chess with just White advantage for Milov, two are pawn and move (f7), and four are rook for knight (a1 and b8 removed).
Here are the details: Sunday and Monday, games at 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern daylight time (4 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. CET); Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday games at 10:30 a.m. (4:30 p.m. CET), with an evening game Wednesday only at 5 p.m. (11 p.m. CET). The order of the games will be: standard game, Exchange odds, standard game, Exchange odds, pawn and move, Exchange odds, pawn and move, Exchange odds.
The match will be broadcasted by one of the Rybka’s co-authors Larry Kaufman on both ChessOK Playing Zone and this website.



World Women`s Chess Championship 2008

KosteniukThe World Women’s Championship 2008 takes place in Nalchik, the capital of Kabardino-Balkaria (Russian Federation), 28th August – 18th September 2008 with a prize fund of 450,000 USD. In tournament shall be 5 rounds of matches, comprising two games per round, with the winners progressing to the next round. The 6th round (final round) shall be played over four games and the winner will be declared Women’s World Champion.

Alexandra Kosteniuk (Russia) became Women’s World Champion after winning 2.5-1.5 in the final match Hou Yifan (China). Our congratulations to her!

1 round; 2 round; 3 round; 4 round; 5 round; final
Hou Yifan – Kosteniuk – comment by ICCF IM M. Emelyanov
Kosteniuk – Hou Yifan – comment by ICCF IM M. Emelyanov

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Grand Slam Final Bilbao

BilbaoThe Chess Grand Slam Final takes place in Bilbao 2st-13th September 2008 with a prize fund of 400,000 €. There are 6 players. The first qualifiers were the winners of Corus 2008, Morelia – Linares 2008, and Mtel Masters 2008 – GM Levon Aronian, GM Viswanathan Anand, and GM Vassily Ivanchuk. Then the 2nd place players also qualified GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Veselin Topalov and finally the best all-round player left Teimour Radjabov. Playing time: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves and another 60 minutes to finish the game. Players will get 3 points for winning a match, 1 point for drawing and 0 points for losing.

1 round; 2 round; 3 round; 4 round; 5 round; 6 round; 7 round; 8 round; 9 round; 10 round;
Live comments by ICCF IM Mikhail Emelyanov:
V. Anand – V.Ivanchuk
V.Ivanchuk – M.Carlsen
V. Topalov – M.Carlsen

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