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Univé Chess Tournament - Matches

The Univé Chess Tournament will be held from Saturday 11th through Saturday 18th October 2014. The tournament consists of the Univé Matches, the Univé Open and two amateur tournaments. All tournaments will take place in the attractive town hall of Hoogeveen, in the northeast part of the Netherlands. Official site: www.UniveChess.nl This year the traditional four-player double-round robin has been replaced by two six-game matches: Anish Giri will take on Alexey Shirov, and Jan Timman will play Baadur Jobava. The rate of play is 40 moves in 90 minutes, and then 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.