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/ Main / News / The whole wide world will see the Chess World Cup in Odessa

Placed: 19.10.2006 15:31:54

The whole wide world will see the Chess World Cup in Odessa

Fast chess World cup in Odessa order of business defined

Fast chess World cup in Odessa, which is planned to take place in 2007, order of business is defined.
This was announced on October, 17, at the press conference of Chess Professionals Association (CPA) President Pavel Tregubov and Odessa region Chess Federation President, Chairman of CPA exclusive financial partner “Pivdenny” joint-stock bank Vadim Morokhovskiy.

According to the World Cup management, it will be participated by 16 best chess players of CPA tournament 2005-2006. 14 candidates have already been defined, and 2 more vacancies fill be submitted in the nearest time.
The tournament will be held according to World Cup elimination system.
Each duel will consist of 2 matches with figures’ colour change according to the 50 minutes order of business.
In case of a draw 2 blitz-matches with 10 minutes’ limit will be held.

The chess lovers all over the world will have an opportunity to watch the Fast chess World cup via Internet.
The tournament will be transmitted worldwide on-line.
The tournament spectators will be given headphones to hear the comments of the professional chess players and observers.
Young chess players from Odessa region will also visit the tournament. According to the tournament management, it will be financed on cost of Chess Professionals Association (CPA), Odessa region Chess Federation, Chairman of CPA exclusive financial partner “Pivdenny” joint-stock bank and other sponsors. “We thought that we’ve no moral right to spend the municipal budget costs, the city already has a lot of needs even excluding chess. We can make it on our own,” emphasized V.Morokhovkiy at the conference.
Besides, it is planned to hold Ukraine Woman Chess championship the nearest week in Odessa, announces “Context-Prichernomorye” IA correspondent.

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