FIDE Has Officially Announced: The 3rd Leg of Grand Prix Will Be Held in Zug

Время публикации: 25.03.2013 22:49 | Последнее обновление: 25.03.2013 22:56

FIDE website published an official announcement according to which the 3rd stage of the Grand Prix will take place in Zug, Switzerland as scheduled from April 17th to May 1st. According to the announcement "The organisation of the event, at such a late stage, has been realizable thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Renova Group of Companies which is a multi-national corporation."

Аt the same time the venue of the 4th Grand Prix stage stays unknown "FIDE is currently also working on a replacement organiser for the fourth leg and more information will be available shortly. The dates of the fourth leg will also remain the same as scheduled in the calendar."

The participants of the 3rd leg:
Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan)
Sergey Karjakin (Russia)
Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria)
Hikaru Nakamura (USA)
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (
Fabiano Caruana (Italy)
Alexander Morozevich (Russia)
Peter Leko (Hungary)
Wang Hao (China)
Vugar Gashimov (Azerbaijan)
Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine)
Аnish Giri (Netherlands)

First reserve for any replacements is GM Gata Kamsky (USA).


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