|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.
|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