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ICC News Item #1722

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Live Coverage on ICC of Cap d'Agde Festival, France

The ICC broadcast team will be showing games from the 
6th Cap d'Agde Festival from Cap d'Agde, France taking
place from October 23 to 30.  The Festival is a Rapid
event with a time control of 25 minutes plus 10-second
increment.  Tiebreak games have a 3 3 time control.

Two groups of eight players play a round robin.  The
top four players in each group advance to the knockout

Group A: Grandmasters Kramnik, Bareev, Topalov, Adams,
Ponomariov, Gelfand, Azmaiparashvili, Bacrot

Group B: Grandmasters Anand, Shirov, Grischuk, Svidler,
Polgar, Leko, Karpov, Lautier

ChessFM will be covering this event.  GM Boris Alterman
will comment on ICC for the knockout matches.

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 Cap-dAgde2003 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.

The official web page for the event is: (French)
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