|31/08/2011, 18:36 ||
| WORLD CUP: SMALL TRAGEDIES OF THE SECOND ROUND
The first games of the 2nd Round were played on Wednesday August 31 at the World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk.
|31/08/2011, 18:21 ||
| 7TH GOVERNOR’S CUP GATHERED THE STRONGEST PLAYERS
The Opening Ceremony of the 7th Ugra Governor’s Chess Cup took place on Wednesday, 30 August in Khanty Mansiysk.
|31/08/2011, 18:05 ||
| VLADIMIR POTKIN: I DID NOT HAVE TIME TO THINK HOW DANGEROUS SHIROV IS
In the first game of the second Round Vladimir Potkin of Russia playing White attacked Alexey Shirov in a very energetic way and it seemed that he did not play a very exhausting tie-break the day before.
|31/08/2011, 17:56 ||
| NIKITA VITIUGOV: I TRY TO ENJOY EVERY GAME
The chess player from Saint Petersburg started his second Round with a beautiful victory. After the game the Grandmaster told the journalists how he gets prepared to the game. — Please tell us about the tie break games at first. — The distinctive feature of this tournament is tie break games. I have some experience of [...]
|31/08/2011, 17:49 ||
| 16 TRAGEDIES EXCLUDING ARMAGEDDON
We saw Yuri Drozdovskij at dinner after tie-breaks. To my question about the development of the games the winner of the most difficult match of the first Round said: «He missed all the goals»- and left to get some sauce.
|31/08/2011, 13:32 ||
| 2nd round 1st game
|31/08/2011, 13:06 ||
| Opening ceremony of the VII Governor's cup
|31/08/2011, 13:03 ||
| VUGAR GASHIMOV: THE AIR IS CLEAR AND THE CUISINE IS PERFECT
Azeri Grandmaster Vugar Gashimov confidently outplayed his opponent of the 1st Round Erik Hansen from Canada and was qualified to the next round.