Player Restless is a creation of The Investor Restless , the sole sponsor back in the 24 th edition (all others are an example of faithfulness for many years), which thus provides an innovative element in the previous edition of the silver anniversary, provided 2012. The mysterious character is also a very incisive as anonymous writer, who has already published chronicles juicy. The press officer Leontxo Garcia, reports of
Facebook enters the tournament with great force
Tradition and routine often outweigh innovation in chess tournaments. One of the few exceptions is the Magistral Ciudad de León, always avant-garde. In the 24 th edition is a mysterious and unprecedented character, The Player Restless, will appear alongside the world champion Viswanathan Anand, and his ingenious opponent, Alexei Shirov, in any place or time, since the opening on Thursday.
Player Restless is a creation of The Investor Restless, the sole sponsor back in the 24 th edition (all others are an example of faithfulness for many years), which thus provides an innovative element in the previous edition of the silver anniversary, provided 2012. The mysterious character is also a very incisive as anonymous writer, who has already published chronicles juicy ( www.elinversorinquieto.es ).
In one of them implies that Anand has started journey from his hometown of Chennai (formerly Madras, in southeast India) with mixed feelings: some disappointment to separate a few days of your baby, Akhil (in Tamil, which using the right) and his wife, Aruna, and enthusiasm to succeed once again in Leon, and it would be eight. To increase the chances the best few days has focused on his other home, Collado Mediano (Madrid), together with his coach, the Danish grandmaster Peter Heine Nielsen.
For its part, Shirov showed in an interview with The Player Concerned that chess develops much, among other virtues, synthesis, and he was able to answer several questions with one word, or maybe it was very focused in their preparation , which completed in León with his wife, Olga, and his coach, Manuel Perez Candelario Extremadura. As happens to most people, the balance of Spanish with the Indians is very unfavorable for him since he defeated Anand in the final World Championship 2000 in Tehran (Iran), but now have an appropriate opportunity to retaliate, and Shirov seems to be in very good shape, just won the tournament in Lublin (Poland) with a game full of creativity.
Anand is now an honorary member of The Concerned Investor , on whose page the games will be broadcast live, "and it will Shirov color after the draw Thursday, at 20.00 at the Hotel Conde Luna, under the expert guidance of the international arbitrator Joaquin Espejo. The games (two each day) will be played on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the great Auditorium, equipped with giant screens and handsets, so that viewers can see close-ups of the players (in addition to the plays, through boards e) and listen to comments octacampeón tuned Miguel Illescas of Spain and the international master Michael Rahal. Following the success of previous editions, Castilla y León television devoted extensive coverage, including live connections. Each player will have 45 minutes 30 seconds to the clock automatically added after each move.
The tournament director Marcelino Zion, is excited by the response to premiere on Facebook, with over a thousand followers in the first 24 hours. And also for the welcome prior to the parallel activities that always take great care in Leon. This year there will be a simultaneous exhibition of Shirov (Monday, 6), a conference of Illescas (Saturday 4) on the historic battle of Garry Kasparov with the program Deep Blue, a lecture of the former champion of Spain Sergio Estremera for school chess (Thursday 2 .) And the fifth edition of the tournament, "Young Talents" (Sunday, 5), sponsored by the Daily Chronicle of Leon. Furthermore, it has been held from 23 to 31 May, the traditional chess and film cycle, coordinated by Miguel Ángel Nepomuceno.
Apart from the novelty of The Investor Restless , continuity is ensured by tournament sponsors that hardly change for many years. Maintaining the symbiosis between public agencies (City, Junta de Castilla y León, Provincial and University) and private companies (Caja-Caja Duero Spain, Alsa, Editorial MIC and S3p.es technology ) and several partners.
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