World Championship Starts Today in Mexico City Print
Thursday, 13 September 2007 00:00
The $1.3 million World Chess Championship Tournament starts today in Mexico City. Visit the official web site. First round pairings, starting 14:00 local time, are: Anand vs. Gelfand, Kramnik vs. Svidler, Morozevich vs. Aronian and Grischuk vs. Leko. See coverage by Chessbase, by TWIC. See photos from Chessbase. Videos of the opening ceremony are available on www.europe-echecs.com. Download Bulletin 1 in pdf format. The $1.3 million World Chess Championship Tournament starts today in Mexico City. Visit the official web site. First round pairings, starting 14:00 local time, are: Anand vs. Gelfand, Kramnik vs. Svidler, Morozevich vs. Aronian and Grischuk vs. Leko. See coverage by Chessbase, by TWIC.

Videos of the opening ceremony are available on www.europe-echecs.com.

Photos from Chessbase by their reporter and photographer in Mexico, Ali Nihat Yazici, President of the Turkish Chess Federation.



Players are presented at the opening ceremony.



The Mayor of Mexico City, Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon welcomes guests.



FIDE Honorary President Florencio Campomanes addressing the opening ceremony.



Chief organiser Jorge Saggiante.
 
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