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Simultaneous Exhibitions by Grandmaster Jan Markos on ChessFriends.com

Stanislav Pavlovič | September 8, 2011 – 16:06One Comment | 1,168 views
Simultaneous Exhibitions by Grandmaster Jan Markos on ChessFriends.com

Currently the best player in Slovakia, Grandmaster Jan Markos has accepted the offer of ChessFriends.com. He is going to play regular simultaneous exhibitions on the website. The simuls will take place every Tuesday at 18:00 CET and are open to anybody. Every week, 6 simultaneous games will be played. The Grandmaster plays white, and players will have 30 minutes on hand to play their moves.

Every registered user of ChessFriends.com is eligible for qualification for one of the six tickets to try out his/her skills against the famed Grand Master. Prospective attendees can register at ChessFriends.com in the Tournaments section. After registrations, qualification pre-tournament will be held, from which six best players will arise. They will be the challengers of GM Jan Markos.

The first simul is about to be held on next Tuesday, 13/9/2011. Qualification tournament is taking place on Monday the 12th. After 9 rounds of 5-minute battles, the best players will recieve their tickets. There are still 3 players’ and 3 substitue tickets available.

You can stream the event real-time on your website by simple embedding of one of these codes:

Small brown boards:
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Small blue boards:
<iframe src=”http://news.chessfriends.com/broadcasts/simul-against-markos-navy-160.html” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ width=”520″ height=”550″></iframe>

Bigger brown boards:
<iframe src=”http://news.chessfriends.com/broadcasts/simul-against-markos-brown-256.html” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ width=”820″ height=”850″></iframe>

Bigger blue boards:
<iframe src=”http://news.chessfriends.com/broadcasts/simul-against-markos-navy-256.html” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ width=”820″ height=”850″></iframe>

Games of the event:

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  • Tohyama says:

    Yep, there was a lot of abmessler in the early games and some very very optimized checks. I had a chess game that run on a 8bit ZX Spectrum, can’t remember how good it was but I recall that at its strongest level it used to think’ for half an hour You’d be surprised how much abmessler used to be in games nowadays it’s like a lost art.

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