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Players entering the playing hall through strict security measures

Players entering the playing hall through strict security measures

A minute of silence for GM Kurnosov

World Chess Cup 2013 photos (part 1)

World Chess Cup 2013 photos (part 1)

Here is the first photo report from the World Chess Cup 2013 in Tromso, Norway. Live games / Pairings / World Chess Cup 2013 news / Play online at Chessdom Arena Photos kindly provided by Paul Truong and Susan Polgar, for more fresh photo coverage from the World Cup visit http://susanpolgar.blogspot.com/

Ahmed Adly was denied permission to travel to World Cup

Ahmed Adly was denied permission to travel to World Cup

Adly was prevented from traveling due to an obligatory service to the Egyptian Army.

Greetings from the Mayor of Tromsø

Greetings from the Mayor of Tromsø

Dear contenders and contributors to the Chess World Cup 2013, A warm welcome to the city of Tromsø! Known as the gateway to the Arctic, Tromsø has for centuries been a starting point for polar adventures. Just as centuries ago explorers, hunters and traders organized their Arctic voyages from Tromsø, these days an increasing number [...]

World Chess Cup 2013 – Arctic Chess NGP

World Chess Cup 2013 – Arctic Chess NGP

Tromsø Chess Club (TSK) and Tromsø Youth Chess Club (TSKU) are organizing a series of open tournaments while the World Chess Cup is being played in neighbouring venues. In all likelihood, many of the title players who are knocked out of the World Cup will play in these tournaments. Arctic Chess NGP, an international weekend [...]

FIDE World Chess Cup – About Tromsø

FIDE World Chess Cup – About Tromsø

The FIDE World Chess Cup (World Cup) will be held from 10th August to 3rd September in Tromsø, Norway. The event is an integral part of the World Championship Cycle 2012-2014. Tromsø is the largest city in Northern Norway and the second largest city anywhere north of the Arctic Circle. Its population of 71,000 is [...]

Chess World Cup 2013, pairings

Chess World Cup 2013, pairings

Full pairings announced

FIDE World Chess Cup 2013 in Tromsø, Norway

FIDE World Chess Cup 2013 in Tromsø, Norway

The FIDE World Chess Cup (World Cup) will be held from 10th August to 3rd September in Tromsø, Norway. The event is an integral part of the World Championship Cycle 2012-2014. The winner and the runner up of the World Cup 2013 will qualify to the Candidates stage of the World Championship cycle 2012-2014. If [...]

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