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Opening Ceremony of 2014 FIDE World Chess Championship

Opening Ceremony of 2014 FIDE World Chess Championship

The official opening ceremony of the FIDE World Chess Championship Match between the reigning champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and the challenger and former World Champion Vishwanathan Anand (India) took place at the Congress Hall of the Radisson Blu hotel in Sochi on November 7th, 2014. The ceremony was attended by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) [...]

Carlsen-Anand: Pre-Match Press Conference

Carlsen-Anand: Pre-Match Press Conference

The first press conference of the Carlsen-Anand FIDE World Championship Match was held last night at the Radisson Blu Resort in the presence of World Champion Magnus Carlsen, former Champion and Challenger Viswanathan Anand, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of Russian Chess Federation Andrey Filatov, former World Champion Anatoly Karpov and match organizer Ilya Merenzon. [...]

2014 World Chess Championship LIVE (the opening ceremony day)

2014 World Chess Championship LIVE (the opening ceremony day)

Live with detailed coverage from the opening day

World Chess Championship 2014 (1 day left)

World Chess Championship 2014 (1 day left)

Live news updates from Sochi

World Chess Championship 2014 LIVE countdown (two days left)

World Chess Championship 2014 LIVE countdown (two days left)

Inspections day in Sochi

World Chess Championship 2014 LIVE countdown (3 days left)

World Chess Championship 2014 LIVE countdown (3 days left)

Carlsen is already in Sochi

GM Smagin: “Match with Anand will not be easy for Carlsen”

GM Smagin: “Match with Anand will not be easy for Carlsen”

Grandmaster Sergey Smagin, Vice-President of the Moscow Chess Federation, believes that the FIDE World Championship Match in Sochi will not be an easy walk for Magnus Carlsen. “I am convinced that this World Championship Match will not be similar to the previous one. This year Viswanathan Anand won two major tournaments, one of them being [...]

Match Carlsen-Anand: Venue, Schedule, Tickets

Match Carlsen-Anand: Venue, Schedule, Tickets

Russian Federation and the city of Sochi are hosting the FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2014. It will take place from November 7th to November 28th, 2014. The match is between World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and winner of the Candidates Tournament 2014 Viswanathan Anand (India). The FWCM 2014 shall be played over a maximum [...]

Guide to the World Chess Championship Match Carlsen – Anand

Guide to the World Chess Championship Match Carlsen – Anand

Russian Federation and the city of Sochi are hosting the FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2014. It will take place from November 7th to November 28th, 2014. The match is between World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and winner of the Candidates Tournament 2014 Viswanathan Anand (India). The WCM 2014 shall be played over a maximum [...]

Carlsen-Anand Match: Arkady Dvorkovich is Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Carlsen-Anand Match: Arkady Dvorkovich is Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich will be the Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the FIDE World Championship Match Carlsen-Anand in Sochi. This information has been confirmed to ITAR-TASS by the FIDE President assistant Berik Balgabaev. “Arkady Dvorkovich is well known in the chess world, and has extensive experience after organizing a number of [...]

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