Biel izt 1993 — Working Notes 3 (Geneva Press)

============================================================================== Publication:    Journal de Genève Date:           16.02.1993 Section:        None Page number:    14 CHESS Stage of World Championship in Switzerland Any cream failures in Biel Switzerland will twice his black clothes and white cetta year to live to the rhythm of clashing of chess clocks. Biel and host the main stage of the world championship. Globally,…

Biel izt 1993 — Working Notes 2 (Biel Festival 1989-1993)

  The Biel Festival Tournament has a long and proud history. Much of it very well documented by the now deceased, acclaimed, journalist Olivier Breisacher. Below is a google translation of an article originally written in French, and available online here: http://www.bielchessfestival.ch/uploads/media/1986-1993_history_fr_01.pdf History Years 1986 – 1993 Biel International Chess Festival 1993 Festival of superlatives…

Biel izt 1993 — Working Notes 1

Here are the working notes I originally had on <CG>. I moved them here to facilitate editing while I turn it into a readable introduction: ———————– Working Notes ———————– Biel FIDE Interzonal (1993), July 15 – August 1, 1993 Biel 1993 was apparently the last of the traditional FIDE Interzonals [(1)], held in Biel Switzerland…

Large Tournaments

This issue came up on <CG> the other day – just how many games do you need to allow in a collection in order to accommodate some of the larger tournaments, like Olympiads. The old limit was 450 games, which <chessgames> bumped up to 500 games to allow me to finish <Biel izt 1993>. But…