2017 WTM Borghetti vs Scarpetta Championship 
will be held in Italy from 9th to 23rd September


The 3-Move Challenge Match between Michele Borghetti and Sergio Scarpetta will be played in Italy from 9th to 23rd September 2017.  (15 days, Saturday to Saturday) 

Livorno, Italy

World Championship Match (3-move) 2017:

GM Michele Borghetti (Italy) vs. GM Sergio Scarpeatta (Italy)

the revenge for their 2016 GAYP title match!

Don't miss it!

Here is Borghetti's website...  www.micheleborghetti.it  scroll down until you see English link or https://www.facebook.com/campionatomondialedamainglese2017/


World Championship 2017 in 3-move will begin at Livorno, Italy

Schedule:

Saturday, September 9th,
17:00 CEST Opening Ceremony by the mayor of Livorno.

Sunday, September 10th,
9: 00 games 1 and 2   (Game 1 is now scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. EDT, the original start time for Game 3, because of a heavy rain storm hit Livorno, Italy... .no electricity or water, and lots of flood water, much damage & 6 deaths.)
15:30 games 3 and 4

Monday, September 11th: (Organizers decided  to postpone the match one day, Game one is now scheduled for tomorrow, September 11th 9:00 CEST.) Livorno is 6 hours ahead of East Coast USA. So 9:00 would be 3:00am here.
9: 00 games 5 and 6  (More Change... plan to start Game one at 3:30 PM this afternoon and play the other two games on Tuesday morning instead of the rest day. This means, we watch at 9:30 am EST)
15:30 games 7 and 8

Tuesday, September 12th    
Rest Day

Wednesday, September 13th
9: 00 games 9 and 10
15:30 games 11 and 12

Thursday, September 14th
9: 00 games 13 and 14
15:30 games 15 and 16

Friday, September 15th
Rest Day

Saturday, September 16th
8: 30 games 17 and 18
15:30 games 19 and 20

Sunday, September 17th
9: 00 games 21 and 22
15:30 games 23 and 24

Monday September 18th
9: 00 games 25 and 26
15:30 games 27 and 28

Tuesday, September 19th
Rest Day

Wednesday, September 20th
9: 00 games 29 and 30
15:30 games 31 and 32

Thursday September 21st
9: 00 games 33 and 34
15:30 games 35 and 36

Friday, September 22nd
9: 00 games 37 and 38
15:30 games 39 and 40

Saturday, September 23 rd
10:30 Victory Ceremony
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livestream and further information:

http://micheleborghetti.it/

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The match will consist of 40 games.
Games will be played at 24 moves per hour, with 24 moves required per each additional hour in addition to any unused time. The Players will use Fischer clocks with 30 seconds increment for each move
We use the official 156-opening three-move deck.
No opening is to be repeated during the match.
After drawing for colours for Game 1, colours will alternate each day as follows: RWWR WRRW RWWR WRRW etc.
In the event of a tied match, Michele Borghetti will remain the Three-move World Champion. 
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2017 Tournament Dates