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  1. Donation ketchuplover
    G.O.A.T.
    16 Jan '11 22:15
    http://www.chessblog.com/2011/01/open-letter-to-fide-about-wwcc-2010.html

    Disgraceful.
  2. 16 Jan '11 23:30
    oha, makes me annoyed reading it. it looks like someone made serious profit there...
  3. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    17 Jan '11 01:29
    Originally posted by ketchuplover
    http://www.chessblog.com/2011/01/open-letter-to-fide-about-wwcc-2010.html

    Disgraceful.
    I wonder if there will ever be a response from FIDE. My guess is no, ignore it, business as usual. Reprehensible of course.
  4. 17 Jan '11 03:07
    Seems like they got a pretty raw deal.

    The men would have staged a walk out the moment they heard
    their expenses were not being met.

    "After qualifying for this prestigious event, we have to pay our own expenses
    to come and play in this championship."

    Good luck to them, they need to stick together on this one.
  5. 17 Jan '11 15:50
    surprised to see houska sign it. i'm pretty sure the ECF (ie ordinary uk chessplayers) paid for her trip.
  6. 17 Jan '11 20:11
    Originally posted by greenerpawn
    surprised to see houska sign it. i'm pretty sure the ECF (ie ordinary uk chessplayers) paid for her trip.
    Even if you get your expenses paid, it's still aggravating to have to participate in a badly organised tournament and sleep next to a highway.

    Richard
  7. 18 Jan '11 16:44
    FIDE should at least pay all their expenses NOW.
    Otherwise, better let Karpov to try to do this job.