|06/09/2011, 17:30 ||
| THE WORLD CUP SAYS NO TO THE «DRAW DEATH» THREAT
The first games of the Round 4 of the World Cup were played on September 6 in Khanty-Mansiysk. It was a very uncompromising day — six games out of eight were decisive! White won four times, Black scored two wins.
|06/09/2011, 12:14 ||
| TO STAY ALIVE
Every following game of the World Cup reminds the action movie. The passions are rising, the nerves are taut and the air is shuddered with the sound of chess players’ feet twanging under the tables.
|06/09/2011, 10:29 ||
| YAROSLAV ZHEREBUKH: I DON’T WANT TO GO HOME SO FAR
The youngest participant of the World Cup Jaroslav Zherebukh (the Ukraine) defeated the Azeri chess player Shakhriyar Mamedjarov and qualified to the next round.
|06/09/2011, 10:20 ||
| RUSLAN PONOMARIOV: THE FIGHT GETS MORE DIFFICULT WITH EVERY ROUND
The Ukrainian grandmaster Ruslan Ponomariov outplayed his compatriot Zakhar Efimenko and qualified to the 4th Round. The chess players shared their impressions on the game with the journalists at the press conference.
|06/09/2011, 10:08 ||
| VLADIMIR POTKIN: I AM THE ELITE CHESS PLAYER? IT IS OVER EXAGGERATED!
The Russian Chess player Vladimir Potkin confessed at the press conference that in the 4th round he would have a hard time to concentrate on the battle against his old friend — Alexander Grischuk.
|05/09/2011, 19:58 ||
| VASILY IVANCHUK: I HOPED THAT FORTUNE WOULD BE ON MY SIDE
The tense battle of Vasily Ivanchuk and Emil Sutovsky (Israel) finished with the victory of the Ukrainian chess player.
|05/09/2011, 19:55 ||
| ALEXANDER MOISEENKO: I WISH TO DAVID GOOD LUCK AT THE WORLD CUP
The tie break games of the third Round David Navara (Czech Republic) vs Alexander Moiseenko (the Ukraine) finished with a victory of the Czech chess player.
|05/09/2011, 16:13 ||
| CHESS IS BRUTAL
There were many fighting and exciting games is the Round 3 of the World Cup. Sergey Shipov annotates the most interesting fragments.