ICC News Item #1459
100 men and 61 women met in New Delhi, India for the FIDE World Championship and Women's Championship . 8 men and 4 women remain for round 5 of the knockout tournaments. GM Anand(India) - GM Khalifman(Russia) GM Adams(England) - GM Topalov(Bulgaria) GM Tkachiev(France) - GM Grischuk(Russia) GM Shirov(Spain) - GM Bareev(Russia) GM Xie Jun(China) - WGM Kovalevskaya(Russia) WGM Qin(China) - WGM Maric(Yugoslavia) Round 5 is December 9-11, round 6 is December 12-16. Games start at 3 AM ICC time, which is 0800 GMT. The men's final match will be in Tehran, Iran December 20-22, 24-27. ICC will cover every game. Type finger FIDE for the observe command for each game. Type finger FIDE2000 for information on this event. http://wcc2000.fide.com/ is the official tournament web site.