Battle Of The Legends: Kasparov V. Short

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Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis says
On April 25-26, former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov and famed English Grandmaster Nigel Short will play a series of blitz and rapid games at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL), rekindling the duo’s match at the 1993 World Chess Championship.

The Battle of the Legends at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis will feature 10 total games spanning over two days of play, each featuring one game with a rapid time control, and four games with the faster blitz time control. The entire event will be broadcast live on www.uschesschamps.com, featuring live commentary and analysis from a world-renowned commentary team.

Format: 2 rapid and 8 blitz games

Time Control: Rapid - 25 minutes, with a 10-second delay; Blitz - 5 minutes, with a 3-second delay.

April 24:
2:45 PM Opening Ceremony & Chess Tour 2015 Press Conference
4:00 PM Simultaneous Exhibition by Garry & Nigel

April 25:
2:00 PM Rapid Round 1, Blitz Rounds 1-4

April 26:
2:00 PM Rapid Round 2, Blitz Rounds 5-8
5:00 PM Autograph Session with Garry & Nigel

This even FREE to CCSCSL members.
Full schedule and details available on www.uschesschamps.com
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