(December 2012, Hotel Zámeček, Poděbrady)
 
The team of legendary grandmasters (Wolfgang Uhlmann, Fridrik Olafsson, Oleg Romanishin and Vlastimil Hort) will compete in two round scheveningen match called Snowdrops and Oldhands – Czech Coal Chess Match 2012 with the rising generation of women grandmasters (Valentina Gunina, Tania Sachdev, Alina Kashlinskaja a Kristýna Havlíková) from the 8th December till the 16th December at Hotel Zámeček in Poděbrady.


The time limit of a game is 90 minutes for 40 moves with additional 30 minutes till the end of the game plus 30 seconds for each completed move. The guest of honour is Yuri Averbakh, the oldest living grandmaster of the world. The tournament is held by the society Šach Mat ltd. and the civic association Prague Chess Society.

The ladies are leading the veterans 10-6 so far.
 
Official website: http://www.praguechess.cz

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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