Baku, Azerbiajan WORLD CUP KNOCKOUT CHESS RESULTS … P. SVIDER/Russia 2-0 already rolling in the four classic game finals … versus S. KARJAKIN … THAT IS RIGHT … one million and six hundred thousand dollars paid out to 128 chess players from all over the world!
There are now but two remaining and one draw tomorrow will win $100,000 CLEAR (no taxes just announced as oil rich Baku and Fide world chess federation President Ilumzhinov just kicked in $300,000 extra) … for Mr.Svidler, age 39/seven time Russian national chess champion … there is amazement everywhere … he also won the whole monster event in 2011 … Mr. Svidler knows just one TIE/draw will do it tomorrow — plus send both players to the 2016 world chess title 2016 Candidates final tourney 2016 … winner is guaranteed the million dollar plus 2017 championship match with world champion M. Carlsen/Norway, the highest ELO-rated player of all time.
JUST A REMINDER, FOLKS … 6 DAYS AWAY! … THE FABULOUS one and only “GO BIG OR GO HOME” AMY LEE AND CHESS GRANDMASTER MAURICE ASHLEY in Las Vegas, Nevada … give away one million dollars guaranteed with 610 players ALREADY registered before round one at noon Thursday OCTOBER 8…… MILLIONAIRE CHESS OCTOBER 8-12, 2015 … PLANET HOLLYWOOD HOTEL.
— Jude Acers