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ICC News Item #1777

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GMs Ashley, Christiansen, and Benjamin cover Kramnik-Leko live on ICC and Chess.FM


GM Maurice Ashley anchors the ICC and Chess.FM live online radio
coverage of Game 13 in the Kramnik vs. Leko 2004 Classical World Chess
Championship on Saturday, October 16, 2004.  Chess.FM and ICC will also
provide live online coverage of the final game Monday, October 18, 2004.

GM Larry Christiansen did a great job anchoring games 11 and 12 on
Chess.FM.  GM Joel Benjamin was Larry's guest for game 12.  All the
commentators provide incisive analysis, detailed historical background,
and personal insights into playing chess at the highest level.

The winner of this 14-game match between GM Vladimir Kramnik and
GM Peter Leko meets the winner of the Kasparov vs. Kasimdzhanov match
in 2005 to decide the Unified World Championship.

Leko leads Kramnik 6.5 to 5.5.  Kramnik plays black for Game 13. His
only victory was with black in Game 1.  Kramnik must win one of the
remaining two games, and draw the other to retain his title.

On ICC type "observe 1" to follow the live relay.  Listen to the
Chess.FM live online radio broadcasts at
https://www.chessclub.com/chessfm/ontheair/

Check https://www.chessclub.com/activities/coverage/wcc-2004/ for the
match schedule, broadcasts and relay details, and background on the
match.  On ICC you can also type finger Kramnik-Leko to get the
latest information.
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