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Exclusive video interviews with Gelfand and Svidler

The organizers of the 2nd Gideon Japhet Memorial – Gelfand vs. Svidler rapid match delivered exclusive video interview series with the chess legends GM Boris Gelfand (Vice World Champion 2012) and GM Peter Svidler (seven times Russian champion).

Gilad Japhet, son of Gideon Japhet and the organizer of the Memorial tournament in honor of his father who passed away last year, interviewed the match participants. Interviews 1 and 2 were taken right after the end of the second game in the match (the first day), while interviews 3 and 4 were recorded after the fourth game (the second day).

Interviews 1 and 3 begin with fun questions and anecdotes from personal lives of both top players and continue with players’ high quality game analysis.

The fifth game will start on Wednesday 22.7 at 13:00 CET.

Special thanks to Gilad Japhet for providing the video interviews!

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