Bilbao will once again be the host of the Final Masters of the Grand Slam Chess Tournament. The 2009 edition will feature four players – Levon Aronian, Alexander Grischuk, Alexei Shirov and Sergey Kariakin, in a double round robin. Chessdom.com will have daily coverage from Bilbao 2009, bringing you the latest news, photos, and interviews. We will also feature GM live commentary of every round, starting at 17:00 CET.
Breaking news: Minutes after the end of the meeting between Boiko Borisov and the team of Veselin Topalov, Silvio Danailov confirmed in a phone call to Chessdom.com that Bulgaria will for sure bid for the organization of the WCC match between Topalov and Anand.
“At the meeting, the Prime Minister of Bulgaria has guaranteed 3 million euro for the organization of the event.
4-8 September, 2009 This year the KL Open will be played from 4-8 September, an intensive 9 rounds swiss tournament, squeezing the rounds over 5 days. It will be four days of double rounds, starting at 8 am in the morning and 2 pm in the afternoon. A total of 57 players will join the [...]