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Andrei Filatov: "Next year we'll do a top tournament"
Sunday, June 03, 2012 15:42
Not long after the last game of the Anand-Gelfand World Championship had been played, we spoke with main sponsor Andrei Filatov. What exactly does he do? Was he satisfied about the match? And what about his new plans? Last Thursday, after the tiebreak, we did a brief interview. In the video below, Filatov says that he intends to support a new...
Anand-Gelfand: press conference & opening ceremony (VIDEO)
Friday, May 11, 2012 2:38
On Thursday, May 10th the World Championship match between reigning champion Vishy Anand and challenger Boris Gelfand was officially opened. At 18.30 a press conference took place in the press room, with Boris Gelfand, Vishy Anand, Mrs. Irina Lebedeva (Director of the Tretyakov Gallery), Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (FIDE President), Arkadij Dvorkovich (...
Preparations for Anand-Gelfand under way
Thursday, March 15, 2012 17:22
In exactly eight weeks from today, the official opening of the FIDE World Chess Championship Match between World Champion Viswanathan Anand (India) and Challenger Boris Gelfand (Israel) will take place in Moscow – on 10 May 2012, to be precise. This week Mark Gluhovsky, editor-in-chief of chess magazine "64" and press chief for the Russian Chess...
FIDE confirms agreements with CNC/Agon and Tretyakov
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 12:14
FIDE has signed an agreement with the companies CNC and Agon for the next World Championship cycle. CNC will be responsible for media, web and software rights, while Agon will be organising and funding the events. The contract with the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, where Vishy Anand and Boris Gelfand will play the 2012 World Championship match in...