2015

FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship – Photos

The press conference and opening ceremony of the 2015 FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship were held tonight in Gazprom Galaktika and Grand Hotel Polyana.

Sixty-four chess players from 28 countries are taking part in the knockout contest which lasts until 7 April. The first game of the first round is starting on Tuesday 15:00 local time.

Official website / Participants / Live games with analysis / Twitter / Facebook / Instagram

Photos by Goran Urosevic

Early morning in Krasnaya Polyana

Early morning in Krasnaya Polyana

Grand Hotel Polyana - fresh air, peace and quiet

Grand Hotel Polyana – fresh air, peace and quiet

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The river is flowing next to the hotel and playing venue

The river is flowing next to the hotel and playing venue

The garden set in front of the hotel

The garden set in front of the hotel

Grand Hotel Polyana

Grand Hotel Polyana

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Huge board near the Gazprom Galaktika entrance

Huge board near the Gazprom Galaktika entrance

The playing hall is ready

The playing hall is ready

FIDE Press Officer Anastasya Karlovich

FIDE Press Officer Anastasya Karlovich testing the pieces

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Robot Kuka

Robot Kuka

The Chess Museum exhibition is being set

The Chess Museum exhibition is being set

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The Chess Museum

The Chess Museum

Press conference Karlovich, Koneru, Ilyumzhinov, Filatov, Kosteniuk

Press conference: Karlovich, Koneru, Ilyumzhinov, Filatov, Kosteniuk

Screens showing the games to visitors of Galaktika

Screens showing the games to visitors of Galaktika

The live commentary section

The live commentary section

Night over Krasnaya Polyana

Night over Krasnaya Polyana

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