|29/08/2011, 15:03 ||
| NOTHING THREATENS HEALTH STATE OF ADLY
The Egyptian Grandmaster Ahmed Adly did not appear at the second game of the first Round. As we got to know Ahmed was hospitalized to the regional clinic due to health problems.
|29/08/2011, 14:59 ||
| DAIVD NAVARA: FISHER CHESS HELPED ME
After two games the opponents Nikolay Kabanov (Russia ) and David Navara (Czech Republic) met at the press conference where they discussed the results of their fight.
|29/08/2011, 12:20 ||
| HOUDINI IN ASSISTANCE
The World Chess Cup games are accompanied by online transmission of Grandmasters commentaries as well as by the estimations of the strongest worldwide computer program Houdini. See COMPUTER ANALYSIS
|29/08/2011, 7:37 ||
| 1st round 1st game
|29/08/2011, 7:29 ||
| One life — one game
World Cup is almost a unique tournament in the chess calendar where barely at the chess board you can be knocked out and go home. This is the most difficult for chess players and at the same time the most fascinating for spectators. If you have never watched the games life in the chess knock-out [...]
|28/08/2011, 21:00 ||
| NATALIA KOMAROVA: WE WISH THAT CHESS WOULD TAKE A LEAD IN THE SOCIAL AND SPORT LIFE OF THE OKRUG
The Governor of the Khanty Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug Ugra Natalia Komarova and the President of the World Chess Federation Kirsan Ilyumzhinov welcomed the participants of the World Chess Cup. After the start of the 1st round they met with the journalists at the press conference.
|28/08/2011, 18:45 ||
| SAMUEL SHANKLAND: I DID NOT EXPECT THAT I COULD DEFEAT LEKO!
The main sensation of the 1 day is the victory of the young American Grandmaster Sameul Shankland playing Black over one of the favorites of the World Cup Peter Leko (Hungary).
|28/08/2011, 17:54 ||
| ASHOT VARDAPETIAN EXPECTS EXCITING AND FIGHTING GAMES
Ashot Vardapetian, Chief Arbiter of the World Cup, discusses organizational issues and sums up the first day of the Round 1.