World Chess Championship Match in Sochi Print
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 09:24

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At the press conference given to the INTERFAX news agency the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov announced that the World Chess Championship Match between the current World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and the Challenger Viswanathan Anand (India) will be held in Sochi. “For the first time Sochi will host the World Chess Championship Match from 7th November to 28th November of this year on the territory of the Olympic village. The budget of the Match is $3,000,000,” said Ilyumzhinov.

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