Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Field for Mtel Masters 2008 announced

Dimitar Naydenov, tournament press officer, sent us information about the incoming Mtel Masters 2008. For the first time Veselin Topalov and Ivan Cheparinov will play one against eachother. Teimour Radjabov, Levon Aronian, Vassily Ivanchuk and Chinese Xiangzhi Bu are forming the outstanding field of fearless fighters. The tournament takes place on 7-18 May in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Chessdom reports that former world champion Boris Spassky will play a simul on the opening day.

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