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For Immediate Release
Saint Louis Chess Club to Resume Broadcast Coverage of the FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament
Today in Chess Video Series To Happen April 19 - 28, 2021
SAINT LOUIS, Monday, April 12, 2021 - The FIDE Candidates Tournament will resume on April 19, 2021 in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The eight-player, double round-robin tournament will decide the challenger for the World Chess Championship 2021. The first half of the tournament was also played in Yekaterinburg, Russia, from March 17-25, 2020. It was suspended at the halfway point due to the rapidly escalating coronavirus pandemic.
American Grandmaster and 2018 World Championship runner-up, Fabiano Caruana will be competing in the Candidates and the Saint Louis Chess Club will resume it’s broadcast coverage as part of its “Today in Chess” series. After the first half, French Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Russian Grandmaster Ian Nepomniachtchi are in the lead, with 4½ points after seven games. Fabiano Caruana (USA), Anish Giri (Netherlands), Wang Hao (China) and Alexander Grischuk (Russia) are close behind the top two, all with 3½ points.
The “Today in Chess” broadcast team of Grandmasters Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley, and Alejandro Ramirez will provide detailed analysis of each day’s matches starting at 8:00 AM CT and run through the end of play on uschesschamps.com. The show is sure to enthrall chess fans of all ages.
Who: Broadcast team of Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley, and Alejandro Ramirez
What: Detailed match commentary of the FIDE Candidates in Yekaterinburg, Russia
When: 8:00 AM Central Time through the end of play each day, April 19 - 28, 2021
Where: The show will be live on uschesschamps.com
About The Saint Louis Chess Club
The Saint Louis Chess Club is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization committed to making chess an important part of our community. In addition to providing a forum for the community to play tournaments and casual games, the club also offers chess improvement classes, beginner lessons, and special lectures.
Recognizing the cognitive and behavioral benefits of chess, the Saint Louis Chess Club is committed to supporting those chess programs that already exist in area schools while encouraging the development of new in-school and after-school programs. For more information, visit www.saintlouischessclub.org.
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