The Organizing Committee of the World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2013 started receiving applications for accreditation of media representatives.

Again Ugra will become a place for the great sport event — the World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2013.  The top-rank chess-players such as Dmitry Gordiyevsky, Vladislav Artemyev and many others will take part in the tournaments. The tournaments will be held from the 6th to 10th of June in the Ugra Chess Academy.

The Organizing Committee of the Championships invites the media representatives to take part in the coverage of the important event in the history of chess. Accredited journalists will be offered exclusive interviews with participants and Organizers of the tournaments, participation in press conferences and other events of the Executive Directorate.

To apply for accreditation, you should fill in the appropriate application form and send it to the e-mail address:  until the 25th of May 2013. More detailed information and application form for accreditation is presented on the official website of the tournaments in the section «Information for Media» — .