Grandmasters From Eight Countries Will Compete in a Traditional Tournament Held in Poikovsky

Время публикации: 19.09.2012 01:06 | Последнее обновление: 19.09.2012 01:15

The traditional tournament named after Anatoly Karpov will take place from September 27th to October 8th in Poikovsky. The strongest will be determined among ten GMs in a round-robin: Alexander Motylev, Sergei Rublevsky, Dmitry Jakovenko (all Russia), Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine), Alexander Onischuk (USA), Viorel Bologan (Moldova), Lazaro Bruzon (Cuba), Radoslaw Wojtaszek (Poland), Nigel Short (England) and Wang Yue (China). 

Despite the tradition last year's winner Etienne Bacrot of France won't participate. Noteworthy is that this year's tournament will be visited by GMs from eight different countries.

Chess-News will be covering the 13th Poikovsky tournament dedicated to the 12th World Champion in detail.


  


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