Archive for Crime

Thursday, October 06, 2011 11:03
In an interview for Chess-News Vassily Ivanchuk said that his laptop was not stolen, last Monday during the robbery in Sao Paulo. Fortunately my laptop bag was between my feet and they simply didn’t notice it, clearly. Ivanchuk added that nothing of high material value was stolen. The most valuable thing for me was my chess set, not in terms of...
Ivanchuk and wife robbed in Sao Paulo
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 15:06
Just outside their hotel in Sao Paulo, Vassily Ivanchuk and his wife were robbed yesterday. "The robbers were armed with a gun", Leontxo Garcia told us on the phone, "and took two suitcases." The Spanish journalist had contact via email with Ivanchuk, who is leading the Grand Slam Masters Final at halft-time. In the Brazilian part of the Masters...