Bidding Procedure for the Candidates Matches 2006 Print
Wednesday, 01 March 2006 00:00
We would like to remind that FIDE has opened the bidding procedure for the first round of the Candidates Matches 2006 of the World Chess Championship cycle. The deadline for submission of bids is 24th March 2006 when the bidding shall close. The first round of the Candidate Matches will take place 20-31 October 2006. Download Bidding Procedure.
Please see the list of the participants and Pairings. We would like to remind that FIDE has opened the bidding procedure for the first round of the Candidates Matches 2006 of the World Chess Championship cycle. The deadline for submission of bids is 24th March 2006 when the bidding shall close. The first round of the Candidate Matches will take place 20-31 October 2006. Download Bidding Procedure.



FIDE News 4.01.2006

FIDE is announcing the 16 participants of the Candidates Matches for the World Chess Championship 2007, together with their exact rating of January 2006:

01. Levon Aronian (ARM) 2751,70
02. Peter Leko (HUN) 2740,40
03. Ruslan Ponomariov (UKR) 2723,10
04. Boris Gelfand (ISR) 2722,80
05. Etienne Bacrot (FRA) 2716,80
06. Alexander Grischuk (RUS) 2716,50
07. Judith Polgar (HUN) 2710,60
08. Alexei Shirov (ESP) 2709,40
09. Michael Adams (ENG) 2707,40
10. Evgeny Bareev (RUS) 2698,40
11. Vladimir Malakhov (RUS) 2694,20
12. Gata Kamsky (USA) 2686,00
13. Rustam Kasimjanov (UZB) 2670,00
14. Sergei Rublevsky (RUS) 2664,90
15. Mikhail Gurevich (TUR) 2632,60
16. Magnus Carlsen (NOR) 2624,90

Therefore, according to article 3.1.A of the official regulations of the Candidate Matches, and if there is no justified appeal against the January Rating List, the pairings are:

1. L. Aronian - M. Carlsen
2. P. Leko - M. Gurevich
3. R. Ponomariov - S. Rublevsky
4. B. Gelfand - R. Kasimjanov
5. E. Bacrot - G. Kamsky
6. A. Grischuk - V. Malakhov
7. J. Polgar - E. Bareev
8. A. Shirov - M. Adams

FIDE Secretariat
3 January 2006



FIDE News 16.11.05

We publish the regulations D.I.04 for the Candidates Matches for the 2007 World Chess Championship which shall be organised in 2006/07 and represent an integral part of the World Chess Championship regulations for the cycle 2005-2007. Sixteen players will participate in the Candidates Matches and four of them will qualify for the final tournament of the World Chess Championship 2007.

Download regulations in pdf format.
 
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