Russian women's team won the Olympiad with one round to spare

For the first time in the post-Soviet history of our country Russian women's team won the golden medals of the Chess Olympiad. In Khanty-Mansiysk Russia-1 won ten matches in a row and cannot be reached by any of the competitors with one round left to play. Read more »

Alexander Grischuk: “I was happy when Svidler drew his game”

Alexander Grischuk became a hero of the 10th round in the open section. Grischuk won the decisive game in Russia-1-China, giving his team a 2,5-1,5 victory as well as a chance to catch the Ukrainians in the final round. Read more »

Natalya Komarova congratulated Russian women's national team with a victory at the Olympiad

On behalf of the Government of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug the Governor of Ugra Natalya Komarova congratulated the Russian women's national team on the victory and with the champion’s title of the 39th World Chess Olympiad. Read more »

Elected FIDE Vice-Presidents announced

According to "Ugra-Inform", yesterday the delegated voted for the representatives of India, Iran, and Libya. Before the voting all the candidates had their election speeches.
“Voting for me, you vote for India. In my country chess tournaments are shown on television every day. I will keep working on chess development in the future”, said D. V. Sundar from India. Read more »

Photo Report on the 10th day of the Olympiad

Bright moments of Olympiad 10th Round in the photo report the Olympiad Press Center journalists. Read more »

Batkhuyag Munguntuul: Altanulzii warned the whole team: "Don’t forget to buy me a present!”

– Altanulzii is the youngest in our team. She is only 16 years old, but she is a Master already and develops her skills quickly. She is playing on the third board now. I met her at the World Chess Olympiad in Dresden in 2008. When Altanulzii found out that she would go to Khanty-Mansiysk in September, she immediately wrote to all her friends in Internet: "I will have my birthday during the Olympiad! Prepare me a present! ". She is so spontaneous and funny. Read more »

Comments by Sergey Zagrebelny. Round 9

The report of the most brilliant games of the ninth round is proposed to the attention of the readers by GM Sergey Zagrebelny. Read more »

Pavel Tregubov: "Nobody is expecting miracles from us”

The captain of the women's team "Russia-2" Pavel Tregubov sincerely believes in the great potential of his team, they are all very young, but already managed to assert themselves. The team’s second board Olga Girya feels the same way. Read more »

Francisco Vallejo Pons: “Rybka” is my only idol”

Spanish men's national team gave a press-conference in the Olympiad Press Center The 2nd board Francisco Vallejo Pons, reserve player Daniel Alsina and the team leader, its captain Jesus De la Villa Garcia, shared their impressions on the Olympiad with us. Read more »

Video-report of the Day

Daily video-reports on the flow of the Olympiad from its venue in Khanty-Mansiysk are provided by our correspondent GM Elmira Mirzoeva. Here is her next story.  Read more »

39th World Chess Olympic Games in Khanty-Mansiysk have insured on 1.5 million euro. Video Report.

39th World Chess Olympic Games in Khanty-Mansiysk have insured on 1.5 million euro. Video Report of "Ugra" TV Company. Read more »

Results of Children's chess festival in UGRA. Videoreport

In Khanty-Mansiysk the Children's Chess Festival has come to the end. In it have taken part an order of 300 children from Jugry and other regions of Russia. More in detail in the report of a TV company "UGRA". Read more »

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