ICC News Item #1588
ICC announces an exciting "Banter Chess" match between Grandmasters Alexei Dreev and Larry Christiansen! The match will take place on Sunday, March 24, at 3pm ICC time. The Grandmasters will kibitz their thoughts and analysis while they play, for the spectators to watch! (The players cannot see each other's comments). It's a great way to learn how the GMs think when they play. The match will be two games of 20 20 time control. The match is open for viewing only to ICC members, who should type "observe Dreev" or "observe LarryC" to watch. GM Dreev is rated 2683 and is from Russia. GM Christiansen is the current US champion, rated 2571.