FIDE Offer Subscription Viewing

The World Chess Organisation FIDE are offering a new subscription service to watch the World Chess Championship Cycle live.  The online subscription service starts at $10 per Grand Prix or just $30 for the year. Subscribers.  For this members gain access to all live online video broadcasts of World Chess Championship events on www.worldchess.com plus a host of other benefits such as discounted merchandising and live online chats with the world’s top players.

Full benefit for members to the World Chess Club include:

  • Live video broadcasts and archives of the World Championship cycle (four Grand Prix events, the Candidates Tournament and the Championship Match)
  • Subscriber only invitations to private chess events organized in conjunction with Championship cycle tournaments (a minimum of two per year on-site attendance or live streaming)
  • Subscriber only online chats with the top chess players in the world World Chess by Agon with support from FIDE also announced today that 10% of all revenues from World Chess Club subscribers would be used to enhance the prize fund for players.

The first Grand Prix of 2017 starts in Sharjah on 18 February.

The full story can be viewed at http://www.fide.com/component/content/article/1-fide-news/10042-premium-subscription-to-follow-world-chess-championship-cycle-tournaments.html

About Michael Blake 56 Articles
Mickey has represented Hampshire at Correspondence Chess for many seasons. He started to play by correspondence in 1984 due to working shifts, nowadays he plays solely by correspondence as there are no local clubs nearby.

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