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The FIDE  World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships are over in the Ugra capital

The FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships are over in the Ugra capital

The Closing Ceremony was the final event of the FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships. Khanty-Mansiysk became the world chess centre for six days again. The representatives of 18 countries of the world were fighting for the titles in one of the best chess complexes of the planet –...
Le Quang Liem is the World Blitz Chess Champion!

Le Quang Liem is the World Blitz Chess Champion!

The results of the World Blitz Chess Championship were known on 10 June in the Ugra Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk. 60 chess players from 18 countries were fighting for the title of t he World Blitz champion. The Russian grandmaster Yan Nepomniachtchi and the Vietnamese Le Quang Liem were leading...
Yan Nepomniachtchi: Today I did not repeat my mistake

Yan Nepomniachtchi: Today I did not repeat my mistake

The silver medalist of the World Rapid Chess Championship Yan Nepomniachtchi came to the press centre to share his impressions.
The World Blitz Championship started in Khanty-Mansiysk

The World Blitz Championship started in Khanty-Mansiysk

Another international chess tournament – World Blitz Chess Championship has started in Khanty Mansiysk.
Press-conference with  Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Press-conference with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

The new World Rapid Chess Champion, the Azerbaijani Grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov shared his impressions on the tournament at the final press conference.

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Closing ceremony, part 2

Closing ceremony, part 2

Photos by Maria Emelianova
More photos of the World Blitz Championship

More photos of the World Blitz Championship

Photos by Maria Emelianova
The international scientific-practical conference "The chess education – an important resource of the world system of education"

The international scientific-practical conference “The chess education – an important resource of the world system of education”

The World Blitz Chess Champion answered the questions of the journalists right after the last round of the tournament

The World Blitz Chess Champion answered the questions of the journalists right after the last round of the tournament

- Liem, congratulations on the victory! Did you expect that you would win the Championship? - You know, this result was a big surprise for me. When I was coming here I did not even think about victory. There are...
Closing сeremony

Closing сeremony

Photos by Kirill Merkuryev
The FIDE  World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships are over in the Ugra capital

The FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships are over in the Ugra capital

The Closing Ceremony was the final event of the FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships. Khanty-Mansiysk became the world chess centre for six days again. The representatives of 18 countries of the world were fighting for the titles in...
Le Quang Liem is the World Blitz Chess Champion!

Le Quang Liem is the World Blitz Chess Champion!

The results of the World Blitz Chess Championship were known on 10 June in the Ugra Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk. 60 chess players from 18 countries were fighting for the title of t he World Blitz champion. The Russian grandmaster...
Alexander Moiseenko: Beautiful moves and ideas come to mind

Alexander Moiseenko: Beautiful moves and ideas come to mind

- The rapid is over, the blitz will come to its end soon. Your impressions? - In general I have good impressions on the tournament. The championships are strong, many titled chess players participate in the tournament, the prize fund...
Sergey Rublevskiy: the organization is fantastic, we always feel the pleasant atmosphere

Sergey Rublevskiy: the organization is fantastic, we always feel the pleasant atmosphere

The rapid tournament is over, the blitz will come to it’s end soon. What impressions do you have? Please share your emotions with us. - The rapid tournament was very interesting, but to my mind 15 rounds is too much....
Blitz, day 2

Blitz, day 2

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