GM Bu (2714), one of the participants of the upcoming super Nanjing tournament in China. The event will take place from December 10 to 22, 2008

The rest of the field include:

Veselin Topalov g BUL 2791
Vassily Ivanchuk g UKR 2786
Levon Aronian g ARM 2757
Movsesian Sergei g SVK 2732
Peter Svidler g RUS 2727

It will be the strongest chess match ever held in China (at least by Elo average, 2751.6, making it a category 21 tournament) . Prize: 250,000€.

The super tournament schedule will be as follows:

10 Dec. 2008 Opening Ceremony
11 Dec. 2008 1st Round
12 Dec. 2008 2nd Round
13 Dec. 2008 3rd Round
14 Dec. 2008 4th Round
15 Dec. 2008 5th Round
16 Dec. 2008 free day
17 Dec. 2008 6th Round
18 Dec. 2008 7th Round
19 Dec. 2008 8th Round
20 Dec. 2008 9th Round
21 Dec. 2008 10th Round and Closing Ceremony
22 Dec 2008 Departure

http://blog.sina.com.cn/chessnews

I met with some of the organizers today. They are very nice and they are certainly very excited about the future of this tournament.

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