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Wednesday, 06 November 2013 17:14
FIDE, All India Chess Federation and Hyatt Regency Chennai are conducting final preparation for the FIDE World Chess Championship Match between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen.
The playing room and spectators area are being arranged and the soundproof glass has been installed.
The technical meeting and press conference should take place tomorrow at 1pm at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Anna Salai, Chennai. Both the players, World Champion Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand and his challenger World No.1, Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen shall be presented on the occasssion and will address the media.
The opening ceremony is afterwards, at 4pm, at the Nehru Indoor Stadium. More information:
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The banner at the hotel entry
The large chess piece at the hotel entry
Entrance to the playing hall
Discussing the technical details with ChessTV crew
The soundproof glass
Chief Arbiter explaining the necessary conditions
Posters in front of the media room
The hotel reception area with a large chess board in the middle
Guests of Hyatt Regency Chennai testing the chess boards in the lobby