Archive for May, 2011

Opinion about the current WCC system and evaluation of the work of the WCOC

Dear All, I was personally present in Kazan during the Candidates Tournament. These are my conclusions: The current KO system (short matches) for the Candidates tournament is negative for chess. The reasons are as follows: 1. So far we have 27 draws out of 29 games in classical chess, about 95% (!!). Many of these […]

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The President of the European Chess Union Silvio Danailov will officially close the European Individual Women’s Chess Championship – Tbilisi’2011”

The President of the European Chess Union Silvio Danailov is in the Georgian capital Tbilisi to close officially the European Individual Women’s Chess Championship – Tbilisi’2011. The official closing ceremony will be held today, 18.05.2011, from 20:00 h local time at the five-star hotel “Sheraton Metechi Palace 5*”. The ceremony will be attended by the […]

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