Your memory coincides with mine.Jonathan Bryant wrote: My memory - see disclaimer above - is that they originally wanted to charge £40 and £80 and then someway into the match cut prices to £20 and £40.
I found a piece by Mark Crowther on the old rec.games.chess newsgroup. In it he summarises an extract from "The Times" giving prices.
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!searc ... m2CcaajMgJ
So £ 45 for even the cheap seats. As we both recall, these prices were eventually halved.There will be between 1000-1100 seats per day.
There are also debentures for all 24 games. Bonds are for 1 game.
Prices (in pounds sterling) :
A : Bonds 150 Debentures 3600
B : Bonds 125 Debentures 3000
C : Bonds 85 Debentures 2040
D : Bonds 65 Debentures 1560
E : Bonds 45 Debentures 1080
There are also corporate hospitality and travel and accomodation packages.