The New Tournament Organized By the ACP Will Be Held in "Dutch Skolkovo"

Время публикации: 28.06.2012 00:59 | Последнее обновление: 28.06.2012 11:30

Emil Sutovsky revealed the details of the unusual event

The President of the ACP GM Emil Sutovsky was on the air of our radio. The main topic of our conversation was the new tournament organized by the ACP and planned to be held from July 14th-22nd in Amsterdam University Science Park (Sutovsky mentioned it as the "Dutch Skolkovo").

The tournament is named the ACP Golden Classic and will be held in an unusual, "nostalgic" format. Time control: 2.5 hours for 40 moves, after which the players will be able to adjourn the game. The games will be resumed after third and sixth rounds.

There will be 7 participants in all play all: Ivanchuk, Kamsky, Jobava, Sasikiran, Le Quang Liem, Anna Muzychuk and Sutovsky. The tournament won't be counted by FIDE.

According to Emil Sutovsky, this time the event is sponsored by two sources: the Dutch University and one or several private investors, whose name(s) weren't announced by him.

A famous Dutch organizer, the head of the traditional festival Wijk-aan-Zee Jeroen van den Berg will be the director of the tournament



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