View Full Version : FIDE Candidates Tournament 2013 (not 2012 anymore)

Kevin Bonham
12-02-2012, 07:30 PM
It's been announced by the FIDE President (albeit by interview) that this is being held in London Oct 23 - Nov 13 this year [EDIT: date changed, see below] with the following participants:

Loser of Anand-Gelfand WC match
Carlsen by rating
Aronian by rating
Kramnik by rating
Radjabov as wildcard
Ivanchuk by World Cup
Grischuk by World Cup
Svidler by World Cup

There is a fair bit of mystery involved as the event is being signed over to a promoting company called AGON, a company run by an American businessman, Andrew Paulson, with little previous chess experience.

Will be interesting to see if/how this goes.

Kevin Bonham
30-03-2012, 08:38 PM
Date changed to avoid clashes.

Now March 13-31 2013