Date: 4 weeks ago   Category: Chess

Chess. Elyanov has drawn with Ryazantsev on start of the Grand Prix of FIDE

Chess. Elyanov has drawn with Ryazantsev on start of the Grand Prix of FIDE
One Ukrainian – Pavel Elyanov - takes part in a Grand Prix series on chess. In Sharjah, the UAE, the first of four stages of the Grand Prix of FIDE started. From February 17 to February 28 in a tournament will play on the 18th participant on the Swiss system 9 rounds. The Ukrainian grand master Pavel Elyanov has drawn with Russian Alexander Ryazyantsev on start of the first stage. After the first game day Michael Adams (England), Richard Rapport (Hungary) and Maxim Vashye-Lagrav (France) who have won the parties are in the lead. Other six games were ended in a draw. Elyanov will play in the second round against Spaniard Francisco Vallejo. We will note that each player will act in three tournaments. The players who have taken the first and second places following the results of a series will participate in a tournament of applicants in which has so far the right to act only the vice-world champion, Russian Sergey Karjakin. Other three stages will accept Moscow (on May 11-22), Geneva (on July 5-16) and Palma de Mallorca (on November 15-26). The first prize for each event makes €20 000; the general prize fund for each stage makes €130 000. Before wrote that Anna Muzychuk left in a quarterfinal of the World Cup in classical chess. The same news on Chess: Elyanov has drawn with Ryazantsev on start of a stage of the Grand Prix of FIDE in the UAE



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