Kabardino Balkaria will organize the next Grand Prix

breaking news by Chessdom.com

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The first press conference of the Topalov – Kamsky match has just finished. The big surprise came from the FIDE President Kirsan Ilymzhinov. He announced the next Grand Prix will take place in March in the Russian Republic of Kabardino Balkaria.

Organizer of the match will be Arsen Kanokov, who was the Chairman of Organizing committee of the World women’s championship 2008 in Nalchik.

Mr. Arsen Kanokov is currently in Bulgaria to attend the Topalov – Kamsky match. Kirsan Ilymzhinov presented him to the audience and journalists at the press conference and added, “There will be no changes in the current world championship cycle. At the next Presidential board meeting in Istambul March 6-8 there will be details to be refined, and also discussion, but I do not expect changes in the current world championship cycle.”

Stay tuned for details!