|28/08/2011, 16:49 ||
| ANTON KOROBOV: I DID NOT MAKE ANY GOOD MOVE
The Ukrainian Grandmaster Anton Korobov who defeated the Chinese chess player Zhou Jianchao in the first round has confessed that this victory was unexpected for him.
|28/08/2011, 16:41 ||
| THE CHESS PLAYER FROM UGRA STARTED THE TOURNAMENT WITH THE VICTORY
The Russian chess player Dmitry Jakovenko playing White defeated Saleh Salem from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). During his press-conference that took place right after the game he gave his short comments on the events on the chess board.
|28/08/2011, 15:34 ||
| CAFÉ TIME AND THEN FIGHT
The fourth World Cup has been opened on 27 August Saturday evening in the permanent residence — Siberian city Khanty Mansiysk. The Opening Ceremony took place in the Cultural Centre «Ugra Classic» which was specially organized in a style of a famous French café «De la Regence».
|28/08/2011, 14:47 ||
| Opening ceremony
|27/08/2011, 19:09 ||
| «VOYAGE TO CAFÉ DE LA REGENCE»
Khanty-Mansiysk is greeting the participants and guests of the World Chess Cup for the fourth time. The Opening Ceremony took place on 27 August in the Concert-Theater Complex «Ugra-Classique».
|27/08/2011, 19:05 ||
| KIRA TAUBERG: THE MOST IMPORTANT — DRIVE FOR THE SPECTATORS
This is what the main director of Internet online translation of the World Chess Cup 2011 stated in her interview which she had given several hours before the start of the Opening Ceremony on 27 August.
|27/08/2011, 18:15 ||
| KHANTY-MANSIYSK IS ONE OF THE MOST SOPHISTICATED CHESS CENTERS
The technical director of the World Chess Federation Vladimir Kukaev gave his estimation on the technical situation in the Ugorian Chess Academy that became the venue of the World Chess Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk this year.
|27/08/2011, 12:23 ||
All major sports events are preceded by expert predictions. It is an old ritual, and we are not going to miss it. After all, sports fans have the right to mock the unfortunate experts, and predictions always provide a good ground for that. We'll use spent coffee ground.