Dear chess fans,

From 3rd to 7th of July, 2008 the two famous players will meet on the life:) Chess Match. The British Grandmaster Nigel Short who has many victories in his record as well as a championship game with Garry Kasparov, and Sergey Karyakin the young Ukrainian chess player of the new generation.

On our site you can find information about players, panel of judges and matches schedule. Furthermore on match-days you can watch the game in real time mode.

Anyone willing can attend the life:) Chess Match. It is free to attend!

Come, bring your friends, support and become a witness of the best chess games, and find out many interesting things about champion’s game!

Match Agenda

Rapid chess match between grand masters S. Karyakin and N. Short takes place from 3rd to 7th of July, 2008 in Kiev in the Puppet Theatre.

The match consists of 10 games according to “Chess Rules FIDE”.

Time control – 25 minutes for every player till the end of the game plus 10 sec for every made move, counting from the first move.

The winner of the chess match will be the one, who takes 5½ or has more scores. In case of 5 : 5 the match will be draw game.

Match Program

July, 3 (Thursday)
4 p.m. – Game 1
6 p.m. – Game 2

July, 4 (Friday)
4 p.m. – Game 3
6 p.m. – Game 4

July, 5 (Saturday)
4 p.m. – Game 5
6 p.m. – Game 6

July, 6 (Sunday)
4 p.m. – Game 7
6 p.m. – Game 8

July, 7 (Monday)
3 p.m. – Game 9
5 p.m. – Game 10
6 p.m. – Awarding & Closing Ceremony

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