Tomorrow, on August 10th, another highlight of the chess calendar is scheduled to begin. The Chess World Cup 2013 will be cast with 128 top players from all around the world. On September 5th, the final winner will be determined in Tromsø, a city in Norway.
Visvanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen not among participants
Two years after the previous World Cup ended with crowning the winner in the Russian city Khanty-Mansiysk, the cup will be handed to this year’s victor in Tromsø, Norway. There have http://propeciageneric-online.com/ been six editions of the World Cup until now, of which the current Chess World Champion Visvanathan Anand won the first two. Also, the runner-up in world rankings Levon Aronian, the American Gata Kamsky, the Israeli Boris Gelfand, and 2011’s cup winner Peter Svidler from Russia can be found among previous winners of the Chess World Cup. cialis generic Visvanathan Anand as well as Magnus Carlsen, who currently leads the FIDE world rankings and would have the shortest journey to destination of all world-class players, will not take part in the tournament.
Gata Kamsky, Boris Gelfand, Levon side effects viagra Aronian, and Peter Svidler hope for second triumph
Other than the accutane month 3 absence of Anand and Carlsen, the FIDE Chess World Cup’s starters list is filled with the who-is-who of chess. The seeding list is led by the numbers 2, 3, and 5 of the world rankings: The Armenian Levon Aronian (Elo 2813), the Italian Fabiano Caruana (Elo 2796), and Vladimir Kramnik from Russia (Elo 2784). Gata Kamsky, Boris Gelfand, and Peter Svidler as well as Michael Adams who recently obtained the victory at the German Sparkassen Chess-Meeting in Dortmund will be part of the event. There will be no Germans or Swiss amongst the 128 participants, but at least the Austrian Markus Ragger will be present in Norway.
Interesting duels expected as from 3rd round
The Chess World Cup 2013 will be carried out in Knock-Out system. buy cialis The pairing follows the FIDE world rankings, so that the top-seeded player Levon Aronian from Armenia will meet the supposed weakest player of the event, Mikhail Markov from Kirgizstan in first round. In case the first rounds are performed in line with expectations, there may be a duel between Gata Kamsky and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in third round. In quarter-finals, Fabiano Caruana and Boris Gelfand might come together, although Caruana performed weakly at the recently carried out Sparkassen Chess-Meeting in Dortmund.
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written by Michael, translated by Birthe