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ICC News Item #1677

NEWS 1677 (20-Feb-03)Next Previous
Live Coverage on ICC of Linares Super-GM Tournament!

The ICC broadcast team will be showing the games from the "Ciudad
de Linares" Super-Grandmaster Tournament from Linares, Spain from
February 22 to March 9.  Linares is traditionally the strongest
tournament of the year, and this year's event is no exception.
Among the players are the FIDE World Champion, the Brain Games
World Champion, and the highest-rated player in the world.

ICC will show the games live each day at 9:30am ICC time.
February 26 and March 4 are rest days.  The tournament is a double
round robin with seven players and 14 rounds.

         FIDE rating  Rank  Country
GM Kasparov     2847   (1)  Russia
GM Kramnik      2807   (2)  Russia
GM Anand        2753   (3)  India
GM Leko         2736   (5)  Hungary
GM Ponomariov   2734   (7)  Ukraine
GM Vallejo      2629   (59) Spain
GM Radjabov     2624   (68) Azerbajian

ICC members are welcome to "observe" the games and "whisper"
comments with the other spectators. finger Live on ICC will
give you specific information about the game numbers to observe.
finger Linares2003 for results, standings, and other
information.  The games will also be listed in the Event List in
Blitzin, where you can click on the icon to watch while they are
in progress.

ICC's sveshi(FM) will be at the tournament in Spain giving special
reports for ICC which you can see at:

The official web page for the event is (Spanish and English)
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