|03/09/2011, 18:01 ||
| 3rd round 1st game
|03/09/2011, 16:56 ||
| JUDIT POLGAR DEFEATS THE RATING FAVORITE OF THE WORLD CUP
The first games of the Round 3 of the World Cup were played on Saturday, September 3 in Khanty-Mansiysk. At this stage the strongest players begin to meet each other. All the remaining participants undoubtedly belong to the world chess elite.
|03/09/2011, 16:32 ||
| THE MAGNIFICENT HUNTER
The second round of the World Cup brought fewer sensations than the first one — most underdogs already busted and returned home.
|03/09/2011, 11:17 ||
| DEVIL’S DOZEN
Being under steady looks of 13 arbiters the players met at the chess boards once again in order to determine who will stay in Khanty-Mansiysk minimum for about a couple of days and who will buy a return ticket to go home.
|03/09/2011, 11:01 ||
| FRANCISCO VALLEJO: MY FAVORITE IS VUGAR GASHIMOV
The famous Spanish grandmaster managed to come back from the first game loss to Lazaro Bruzon (Cuba), but lost on the tie-break and is leaving the World Cup.
|03/09/2011, 10:56 ||
| RUEBEN FELGAER: I LEAVE KHANTY MANSIYSK WITH GOOD REMEMBRANCES
One of the heroes of the 1 round Rueben Felgaer from Argentina came to the press conference to tell us how was the 2nd (unfortunately the last for him) round going for him.
|03/09/2011, 10:45 ||
| BU XIANGZHI: MY FRIENDS LOST BECAUSE OF EXHAUSTION
Grandmaster Bu Xiandzhi from China defeated the French GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave on tie-break and answered the questions at the press-conference after the last game.
|03/09/2011, 10:42 ||
| ETIENNE BACROT: THE FURTHER YOU ADVANCE, THE TOUGHER IT GETS
French grandmaster Etienne Bacrot told the journalists about his tie-break victory over Anton Filippov from Uzbekistan.