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 of twelve (12) games and the winner shall be the first player to earn 6.5 points or more. If winner scores 6.5 points in less than 12 games then Closing Ceremony will be re-scheduled for an earlier date.

The FIDE Presidential Board will take place during the FWCM. It starts November 8th and ends November 10th.

The event is organized by World Chess Events, FIDE, and Russian Chess Federation.

Carlsen - Anand World Championship Match

Contact information of the organizers:
Natalia Saliy, Coordinator: +7(926)924-1138, salienatalie@gmail.com
Alvina Chalova, Media Accreditation: +7(916)885-9084, alvina.chalova@gmail.com
Ilya Merenzon, General Director: +7(926)3328401, merenzon@agonlimited.com

The Match will take place in the Sochi Media Center
Address: 11 Nesebrskaya St, Sochi, Russia.

The playing hall and related venues will be located there:
• Playing Hall
• Press Center
• Green Room
• Press Conference Hall
• VIP zone
• Organizing Committee Office
• FIDE President Office
• Souvenir Shop

International airport Sochi Adler is located in 7 km from the Olympic Park where match will take place. For visitors getting from abroad, the most convenient way to get to Sochi is via Moscow or Istanbul.

There are flights to Sochi from Moscow departing to Sochi every 30 minutes. Flight time from Moscow to Sochi is 2.5 hours. Flight time from Istanbul to Sochi is 2 hours. We suggest using Aeroflot, Transaero, and S7 Airlines.

The drive time from the airport to the venue is approximately 30 minutes. It should cost about 1200 rubles ($30).

Official Hotels

Radisson Blu Resort & Spa (*****)
65 Let Pobety Street, 50, Adler District, Imeretin
Lowland, Sochi, Russia
Phone: +7 (862) 243 33 33
Contacts for booking:
+7 (862) 243 33 54
Email: reservations.spa.sochi@radissonblu.com
All guests of FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2014 are offered the special discount in the hotel.
To apply the service you need to enter promo code “CHESS” when you book room on the website.
If you want to book rooms by phone just notify that you are guest of the FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2014.
Standard Room — EUR 88.00

Tulip Inn Omega Sochi (***)
Olympiyskiy avenue, 3, Imeretinskaya valley, Adler district,
Sochi, Russia
+7 (862) 262 72 72
The main advantage of the Tulip Inn Omega Sochi is its location – the hotel is situated next to the Sochi Media Center where the Match takes place and Press Center is located. Walk to the main facilities of the FWCM won’t take more than 3-5 minutes.
Contacts for booking:
+7 (862) 262 72 72, Email: reservations@tulipinnomega.com
Use “SOCHI_CHESS” when you book a room by phone or email.
Standard Room — EUR 40.00

There are 3 restaurants in Radisson Paradise and Spa and 2 restaurants in Tulip Inn that work from 6AM to 11PM. However, Sochi is a lively city with many restaurants and other sights.

Experts about match Carlsen-Anand

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