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Alexander Grischuk: I stopped following the games of my rivals

Alexander Grischuk: I stopped following the games of my rivals

  Generally I was not playing well in the championship. But before the last round there was a situation in which I could hope for a wonder and even for the first place. I saw my chances when I asked the...
Alexander Ryazantsev: Five rounds a day - is a serious thing

Alexander Ryazantsev: Five rounds a day – is a serious thing

Alexander, what impressions do you have after the game against Alexey Dreev? How difficult was it for you to gain a victory? - I had a dangerous position after the opening. I was playing kind of risky way. But at...
The International Grandmaster, the leader of the Women's Ukrainian team Ekaterina Lagno visited the press centre and answered the questions of Anastasiya Karlovich

The International Grandmaster, the leader of the Women’s Ukrainian team Ekaterina Lagno visited the press centre and answered the questions of Anastasiya Karlovich

- Katerina, you are the only representative of women chess players here in the World Rapid and Blitz championships in Khanty-Mansiysk. We can say that you defend the rights of all women’s chess world. Do you feel any special responsibility...
Vladislav Artemyev: I am dreadfully happy to have a draw against Ponomariov

Vladislav Artemyev: I am dreadfully happy to have a draw against Ponomariov

After a draw in the 12th round of the World Rapid Chess Championship the youngest participant of the tournament Vladislav Artemyev could not keep his joy.
Sergei Movsesian:  She actually overcalculated me at some stage

Sergei Movsesian: She actually overcalculated me at some stage

- Sergey, just few minutes ago you defeated Ivan Cheparinov. What are your first emotions after this game?
Vladimir Akopian: the first day I played very strange way

Vladimir Akopian: the first day I played very strange way

After round 9, the Armenian Grandmaster Vladimir Akopian, who defeated the American Grandmaster Gata Kamsky, shared his impressions on his game. - What impression on your game do you have? - It was a difficult game. I think at some...
Vladimir Potkin: I was just going forward

Vladimir Potkin: I was just going forward

In the seventh round of the World Rapid and Blitz championships the two European champions met at the board: the 2012 European Champion Vladimir Potkin and the acting Champion of Europe Alexander Moiseenko.
Interview with Grandmaster Le from Vietnam

Interview with Grandmaster Le from Vietnam

Dmitry Andreikin: I have no rights to play carelessly

Dmitry Andreikin: I have no rights to play carelessly

The Russian Chess Champion Dmitry Andreikin agreed to give a blitz interview right after he played round 5 against Vladimir Potkin.
Press-conference with Nona Gaprindashvili

Press-conference with Nona Gaprindashvili

The five-time World Women Chess Champion Nona Gaprindashvili is the Chairperson of the Appeal’s Committee at the World Blitz and Rapid Chess Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk. Nona Terentyevna came to the press center to answer questions to the journalists.

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