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GM A.Karpov – GM Y.Seirwann Match in Saint Louis 9-13.06.2012

13 Jun


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The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is proud to host former World Champion GM Anatoly Karpov in a special match against four-time U.S. Champion GM Yasser Seirawan.

The two will face off June 9-13 in a unique competition that will test their classical chess skills along with their abilities at both blitz and rapid play.

Tourney Format:
– Two Classical Games: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of a 30-second increment per move starting from move one. Each Classical game is worth three points.
– Two Rapid Games: 25 minutes plus a five-second increment. Each Rapid game is worth two points.
– Ten Blitz Games: Five minutes plus a two-second increment. Each Blitz game is worth one point.

Prize Fund:
1st Place: $10,000
2nd Place: $7,000

Source: chessdom.com