1). The matches will take place in León from 08 to 10 June 2012 (both inclusive) with the following schedule:

Day 08 June 2012 Topalov-Vallejo 1st and 2nd Games.
Day 09 June 2012 Topalov-Vallejo 3rd and 4th Games.
Day 10 June 2012 Topalov-Vallejo 5th and 6th Games.
Drawings lots will be place on 07 June at 20,00 hours.

2). Two games per day will be played with the following schedule:
1st at 16,30 hours.
2nd at 18,40 hours.
There will be 10 minutes break among the games. Each player will have 45 minutes+15 secons/move for the whole game.

3). The public in the room will be able to see the demostration screens during the games.

4). The players will grant a 10 minutes meeting with the press at the end of each daily session, which will take place immediately after the end of the last game.

5). The games will be commented for the public by the Grand Masters Miguel Illescas and Michael Rahal who will dispose of all the analyses of computers.

6). The games will be played with the clock of the FIDE and FIDE rules for active chess.

7). In a match of a draw it will be decided by a match. The match will consist of two games with a time-control 5 minutes per player + 3 seconds for every move played. In case of another tied result – there will be played a last “sudden-death” decisive game with a time-control 6 minutes for the whole game for the White-player and 5 minutes for the whole game for Black-player. The White-player will only need a victory in this game to win the tournament, whole the Black-player will win the tournament by just not losing that final decisive game.

Official website: http://www.advancedchessleon.com/ingles/inicio.html

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