23.08.2005 Michael Adams gives his view

What do you think about the cooperation between the ACP and FIDE? What is the prospective of such cooperation?

Obviously this would be a good thing but not many definite results have been achieved yet.

Should the ACP Tour be included into the world championship cycle in some way? What pro and contra arguments should be considered to make a decision?

I think the ACP Tour would need to continue for several years so that the rules can be properly refined before it would be appropriate for it to be involved in the world championship title.

Are you comfortable with the present situation with two official time controls? Which one do you prefer?

I prefer a seven hour time control.

Should the compromise control, suggested during the FIDE-ACP meeting (1.40/40, 30 min RG, +30 sec per move) be tested?

I don't see much point to introduce another time control.

What do you think about possible introduction of a new title that surpasses a GM title? Which criteria should be used to determine 'super-GMs'?

Sorry I couldn't think of any reply to this question...

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