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FICGS
09-01-2009, 06:56 PM
Dear chessfriends,

The waiting list for the 6th FICGS chess championship (http://www.ficgs.com/waiting_list_ficgs_chess_wch.html) is open !

Rules and details are available here (http://www.ficgs.com/membership.html#chess_wch)

"FICGS world chess championship is a 5 stages tournament. The 8 players with the strongest established ratings at the start of the tournament play first a 3 stages (quarter-final, semi-final, final) knockout tournament. The others play a 3 stages single round-robin tournament. All games during the whole cycle are played in 30 days + 1 day / move. (...)"

The tournaments will start on February 1st, 2009.

The next FICGS championship final will be played in a 12 games match by Wolfgang Utesch, 2484 (DEU) and Xavier Pichelin, 2483 (FRA).

Have good games :)

Thibault