|01/09/2011, 17:15 ||
| GATA KAMSKY: I WAS FORCED TO INVENT AT THE BOARD
The press conference of the usually reserved American Gata Kamsky, who defeated the former World Champion Rustam Kasimdzhanov, was not very long. Mr. Kamsky briefly shared his thoughts about the match.
|01/09/2011, 16:43 ||
| 2nd round 2nd game
|01/09/2011, 16:33 ||
| WORLD CUP: SHIROV AND MOVSESIAN ARE PACKING
September 1, Khanty-Mansiysk. The return games of the Round 2 of the Chess World Cup were played today in Khanty-Mansiysk.
|01/09/2011, 13:27 ||
| DAVID NAVARA: I TRY TO LOOK GOOD DURING THE GAME
The Czech chess player David Navara won the second game vs the American Grandmaster Alexander Onischuk and secured a place in the 3rd Round where he will face the winner Moiseenko-Inarkiev match.
|01/09/2011, 13:22 ||
| LENIER DOMINGUEZ: THIS IS MY 5TH TIME IN KHANTY MANSIYSK
The Cuban Grandmaster Lenier Dominguez has secured a place in the 3rd round, defeating the Grandmaster from Moldova Viorel Bologan. At the press conference he expressed his opinion that Khanty Mansiysk is a lucky city for him.
|01/09/2011, 12:40 ||
| HAPPY NEW ROUND, GOOD LUCK
After the 1st round the Ugra Chess Academy Playing Hall was rearranged. The new electronic screens were installed and the many level seat rows were constructed.
|01/09/2011, 10:51 ||
| VASILY FILIPENKO: WE INVITE FIDE TO CELEBRATE ITS JUBILEE
Several days ago the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov named Khanty Mansiysk «Mecca of the modern chess world» and it was not by accident. On 31 August concurrent with the World Cup the 7th Ugra Governor’s Cup which is also a stage of the Russian Cup was opened.
|01/09/2011, 10:04 ||
| WHO WANTS TO TAKE IVANCHUK'S QUEEN?
There were two kinds of match-ups in the Round 1: games between a clear favorite and an underdog (approximately every third match), or completely even contests.