Thursday, April 18, 2013

FIDE Grand Prix in Zug, Switzerland

FIDE and Renova Group of Companies are pleased to announce that the third leg of the Grand Prix series will be held between the 17th of April 2013 and 1st of May 2013 in Zug, Switzerland. This is the first time that the FIDE Grand Prix has been named after the sponsors.

Zug jumped in as a last-minute replacement after the organizers from Lisbon failed to secure the funds. The schedule has been maintained as originally announced.

Participants:
Radjabov Teimour AZE 2793
Karjakin Sergey RUS 2786
Caruana Fabiano ITA 2772
Topalov Veselin BUL 2771
Nakamura Hikaru USA 2767
Mamedyarov Shakriyar AZE 2766
Morozevich Alexander RUS 2758
Leko Peter HUN 2744
Kamsky Gata USA 2741 (replacing Vugar Gashimov for the rest of the cycle)
Ponomariov Ruslan UKR 2733
Giri Anish NED 2727
Kasimdzhanov Rustam UZB 2709

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