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Grand Master Chess School and Chessclub.com announce cross-promotional deal
Pittsburgh, USA; Copenhagen, Denmark; St. Petersburg, Russia; 7 September 2000:

Today, the Grand Master Chess School announced a unique cooperation with Chessclub.com. GM Chess School will now offer its popular lectures, game analysis and advanced courses of study live and online through the Chessclub.com chess server. Grand Masters will also be able to teach, analyze and play games with visitors to the Chessclub.com web site.

As part of the deal, GM Chess will add an exciting new dimension to their services by providing clients with an immediacy of information and the unique hands-on feel of learning and playing with their professional Grand Master staff. Clients of Chessclub.com will be informed on a daily basis of all GM Chess events such as lessons, games and other training opportunities. Prospective students will contact GM Chess in order to schedule a lesson at any convenient time.

Ilya Katsnelson, Executive Director of GM Chess ApS, stated, "As part of our continual desire to provide the best in chess, we are delighted to have this cooperation with Chessclub.com." FIDE World Champion Alexander Khalifman added, "I would like to congratulate GM Chess and Chessclub.com on their new alliance. I wish them every success for the future."

About Chessclub.com
Chessclub.com (http://www.chessclub.com/) is the longest running and most popular place to play chess on the Internet, and is rapidly becoming the largest organization of active chess players in the world. Nowhere else can you find as many chess enthusiasts ready for a quick game, a short chat, or a tournament. It is common to find nearly 2,000 chess players hanging out on Chessclub.com where more than 90,000 games are played each day by its over 25,000 members.

Chessclub.com pioneered online chess by hosting the first instructional chess lecture over the Internet, the first intercollegiate chess tournament conducted online, the first Simultaneous Exhibition by a world champion on the Internet (Garry Kasparov, November 1995), the first online Grandmaster prize tournament, and both the 1996 and 1997 Deep Blue - Garry Kasparov Matches.

Chessclub.com's main offices are in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, and New York City, USA.

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