NH Chess 2010

Rising Stars vs Experience in Amsterdam

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The NH Chess Tournament Rising Stars vs Experience will take place in Amsterdam, August 12th-22nd, 2010. Once again the organizers have collected exciting participants for the traditional event.

The ‘Experience’ team consists of Boris Gelfand (Israel), Peter Svidler (Russia),
Peter Heine Nielsen (Denmark), Loek van Wely (The Netherlands) and Ljubomir Ljubojevic (Serbia).

The ‘Rising Stars’ are Hikaru Nakamura (United States), Fabiano Caruana (Italy),
Wesley So (The Philippines), Anish Giri (The Netherlands) and David Howell (England).

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All members of each team play all members of the other team twice, once with the white pieces
and once with the black pieces. The rate of play is 40 moves in two hours plus 30 minutes and 30 seconds increment for the rest of the game. The player with the highest score will be invited to the 2011 Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament in Nice, provided he or she scores over 50% in the NH Chess Tournament in Amsterdam. In case his or her score is 50% or less, he (she) and a partner of his choice will be invited to attend the 2011 Amber tournament as a guest. In case two players reach the same (best) score, a blitz tiebreaker will decide who will be invited to the 2011 Amber tournament as a player or a guest.

The players of the ‘Rising Stars’ team can invite a trainer to help them during the tournament. Family members are excluded. The seconds of the ‘Rising Stars’ are (in the same order):

1 Hikaru Nakamura (United States) – Kris Littlejohn (United States)

2 Fabiano Caruana (Italy) – Boris Avrukh (Israel)

3 Wesley So (The Philippines) – Richard Bitoon (The Philippines)

4 Anish Giri (The Netherlands) – Vladimir Chuchelov (Belgium)

5 David Howell (England) – Stephen Gordon (England)

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