FIDE President at 67th Moscow Blitz Championship Print
Monday, 02 September 2013 13:48

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On September 1st the 67th Moscow Blitz Championship was held in Moscow park “Krasnaya Presnya”. FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and President of Moscow Chess Federation Vladimir Palikhata welcomed the participants of the championship. Previously the championship was organized under the auspices of “Vechernyaya Moskva” newspaper which is a partner of the event nowadays. Traditionally the event is held under the open air in any weather. The last years the winners of the championship were Mikahil Tal, Tigran Petrosian, Vassily Smyslov, Yury Averbakh, and Eugene Vasyukov, the strongest chess players of present days Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander Grischuk and Alexander Morozevich.
Despite the cold weather nearly 150 chess players participated in the championship. Daria Charochkina and Sergey Karjakin became the winners of the 67th Moscow Blitz Championship.

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FIDE President welcomes the participants

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Vladimir Palikhata is delivering his speech

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Watching the game

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Daria Charochkina

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Sergey Karjakin

Please visit also the record of the video broadcasting http://moscowchess.org/blitz-2013-broadcasting

Final results: http://chess-results.com/tnr109758.aspx?art=1&lan=11&wi=821

 
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