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Media accreditation open for the match Carlsen – Anand

Main Media Center Sochi

Main Media Center Sochi

The 2014 FIDE World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand will be held on 7-28th November in Sochi, Russia.

AGON has set a page for members of the media to receive accreditation and request assistance with visas and other issues.

The Match will take place in the Sochi Olympic Village. AGON has arranged a special rate with the hotels that are close to the venue and will host the delegations and some of the Match activities.

All members of the media will have unlimited access to the press center located at the venue. You will need to go through a one-time verification process when you arrive.

Press center features:
Wi-Fi
Refreshments
Light snack
Easy access to the press conference area
Computer stations
Printer/scanner/fax
Desks and chairs
Computer monitors with live broadcast of the games

Of other news, NRK.no announced that it has secured the rights to broadcast the FIDE World Chess Championship, in collaboration with VG.no.

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