Venue of Next Stage of Grand Prix To Be Announced Next Week

Время публикации: 25.05.2013 12:50 | Последнее обновление: 25.05.2013 17:59

The website Chessdom published Kirsan Ilyumzhinov's responses to journalists' questions during the press conference in Thessaloniki, where the fourth stage of the Grand Prix series is currently taking place. According to the President of FIDE, the venue of the fifth stage is likely to be announced next week. "However, the dates will not change, and that is important," - he added.

Initially, the competition was scheduled for the period from 3 to 17 July in Berlin.

Ilyumzhinov has also promised that the Grand Prix will continue to exist throughout the following years: "I think it's a good format, and the players agree with that."


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