2012 Mens Chess Championship Tournament – Host Selection Still Pending

by C. Michael Eliasz-Solomon

FIDE Tournament Selection

 

It was supposed to be today that we found out where and when the 2012 Men’s Chess Championship between AnandGelfand would occur. The process for selecting a host for this tournament has been extended another month until 31-July-2011.

The details can be found here: http://discusschess.com/bids-deadline-for-anand-gelfand-2012-extended.html . I just wanted to update my earlier article on this Chess Championship. Stanczyk thinks FIDE needs to be more flexible on their demands. I think they are snoozing on  the job and need to wake up and smell the coffee. I hope someone in the USA can pull together a bid, I’d love to see a Chess Championship in person!  OK, America its your move.

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