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Survey among Top 30 players about time control

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The Association of Chess Professionals has recently conducted a survey (composed of 4 questions) among Top 30 players in the world (as of 1 July 2012) about the time control in World Championships.

We have received 28 answers from:

ACP Newsletter #3 2019

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Dear Members,
There have been a few developments in the last period that we would like to share with you.

First of all, we had our General Assembly running from 1-11 October. The purpose of this early GA was to "catch up" with the financial accounts.

Here we present the results of the GA:

To the question, I discharge the President for his management during 2018 we had:

Yes - 9
No - 1
Abstain - 5

To the question, I approve the accounts of year ended 31.12.2018 we had:

Yes - 13

ACP Newsletter #2 2019

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Dear Members,
We have some good news that we want to share with you.

ACP Newsletter #1 2019

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Dear Members,
The new ACP Board started its work and we can already inform you of our first success.

As you already know the ACP managed to secure special prizes for its Premiums in the European Individual Chess Championship that was held in Skopje. Six of our Premiums, Grandmasters Aleksandr Rakhmanov, Mateusz Bartel, Constantin Lupulescu, Aleksey Dreev, Daniel Fridman and Francisco Vallejo Pons won 1000 EUR each. Our congratulations to all of them!

ACP Newsletter #3 2018

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Dear Members,
The summer is in full swing and our work has intensified in the last period. Here we are giving you an overview of our activities.
The Poikovsky tournament, in its 19th year, saw another very successful edition. Full of fighting chess and exciting games we have our Premium Dmitry Jakovenko as a winner. The ACP wild card was Vladislav Kovalev, the winner of this year’s Aeroflot Open, who had a solid showing finishing on 50%.

ACP Newsletter #2 2018

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Dear Members,
We would like to update you on our recent activities that went as planned.

Our cooperation with the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee saw three of our Premiums obtain wild cards. GM Matlakov played in the Masters, GM Gordievsky in the Challengers and GM Krasenkow got the veteran’s spot in the Challengers.

ACP Newsletter #1 2018

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Dear Members,

ACP Newsletter #7 2017

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Dear Members,

ACP Newsletter #6 2016

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Dear Members,
It was a very eventful summer on the chess scene both on and off the board.

In the ACP Opens our members did well – in Warsaw, the Miguel Najdorf Memorial was won by our Premium Member GM Grzegorz Gajewski with the result 7.5/9 ahead of two other Premiums – GM Ilya Smirin (7/9) and GM Hrant Melkumyan (6.5/9).
The Gideon Japhet Memorial in Jerusalem was won by GM Arkadij Naiditsch with 6.5/7 ahead of many people on 5/7 – among them were our Premiums GM Daniil Yuffa, GM Oleksandr Bortnyk and GM Avital Boruchovsky.


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