Monday, January 21, 2008

Ivan Cheparinov Issues Public Apology for Unsportsmanlike Behaviour at the 2008 Corus Chess Tournament

Ivan Cheparinov issued the following statement regarding his refusal to shake hands with Nigel Short at the Corus 2008 Chess Tournament. His apology letter can be viewed here.

Many videos and discussions on the incident have surfaced on the internet. Of recent interest is this video which goes into detail as to how the situation was finally corrected:

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