Vassily Ivanchuk and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Confirmed Their Participation In the Second Petrov Memorial

Время публикации: 22.09.2012 16:25 | Последнее обновление: 22.09.2012 16:43

The second Vladimir Petrov Memorial will take place from February 15th-17th in Jurmala. The organizer of the competition Alexei Shirov named two top GM participants who will surely take part in the Memorial: Alexander Morozevich and Viktor Korchnoi. Now Shiov announced that Vassily Ivanchuk and Shakhriyar MAmedyarov will also participate. Overall more than 100 participants are expected to participate. 

This is a 14-round Swiss with 15+6 time control. 



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