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Press release - ACP members to receive special conditions at the forthcoming European Individual Championship


13 April 2012

The ACP Board is continuing its efforts to improve conditions for chess professionals.

We are proud to announce that the organizers of the European Individual Championship 2012 will provide members of the ACP with special conditions:

1. The organization fee will be decreased by 50% from 100 Euros to 50 Euros.
2. The cost of accommodation in the official hotel (Novotel, Plovdiv) will be reduced by 5%.

Please note that the special conditions will be offered only to members of the ACP lodging in the official hotel. Registration still has to be made through national federations, but ACP members will be entitled to their discount upon payment.

The ACP Board wishes to thank the organizers of the European Individual Championship 2012 and confirms its intention to cooperate with all relevant chess bodies in the future.

ACP Board
19 January 2012


The European Individual Championship 2012 will be organized in Plovdiv (Bulgaria) from 19 March to 1 April. Official website:

ACP stands for Association of Chess Professionals. Today the ACP is home to 650 chess professionals from 66 countries - and the number is ever increasing. The world's top players, including World Champions Hou Yifan and Viswanathan Anand, the most renowned journalists, the most successful tournament organizers and the most respected arbiters have joined the ACP in order to make the professional chess world a better place.

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