Grischuk on the World Cup
By mishanp on September 28, 2011
Shortly after the World Cup was over runner-up Alexander Grischuk gave an interview to Maria Fominykh. He talked about his route to the final, the “fair play” incident between Navara and Moiseenko, and how chess players approach chess – noting that usually it’s as if they’re going to a factory.
Posted in Russian, WhyChess archive | Tagged Aronian, Feller, Fominykh, Grischuk, Ivanchuk, Moiseenko, Navara, Potkin, Tkachiev, World Cup 2011 | Leave a response
Judit Polgar: “I love chess”
By mishanp on April 12, 2011
While Vladimir Potkin’s transformation from coach into major tournament winner was impressive, perhaps the most popular story of the recent European Championship was Judit Polgar’s spectacular return to form. After the event she gave an interview to Evgeny Surov of Chess-News.
Posted in Russian | Tagged European Individual Championship 2011, Karpov, Kasparov, Polgar, Potkin, Surov | 7 Responses
Vladimir Potkin on chess coaching and cheating
By mishanp on April 8, 2011
In an interview given after becoming European Individual Champion, Vladimir Potkin talks about how he won, what it means for his “day job” of coaching Ian Nepomniachtchi, and gives his view on the cheating scandal that was the talk of the town in Aix-les-Bains.
Posted in Russian | Tagged Aronian, cheating, Efimenko, European Individual Championship 2011, Feller, Jobava, Levitov, Nepomniachtchi, Olympiad, Parligras, Polgar, Potkin, Shipov, Timofeev, Vasiliev | Leave a response