Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Anand proved to be one of the greatest chess players of modern times


The candidates tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk is getting closed tomorrow.

The last fight is the longest

The tournament situation in Khanty-Mansiysk with one round to go was quite interesting.

GM Evgeny Miroshnichenko comments on the games of the 14th round

 Viswanathan Anand – Peter Svidler Ruy Lopez C89  The winner of the tournament did not spend too much energy in the final round

FIDE World Candidates Tournament is concluded


Viswanathan Anand concluded the FIDE Candidates Tournament with a draw against Peter Svidler for a total of 8,5/14 points.

We worked for you

The press-center of every tournament is a unique unit, and its staff becomes a family by the end of the event.

Vassily Filipenko: “During the candidates tournament we held quite a few regional-level events”.

The Head of Khanty-Mansiysk and the President of Ugra Chess Federation Vasily Filipenko visited the Ugra Chess Academy several times during the event.