World Team Championship
Leko explains his break from chess
By mishanp on August 28, 2011
One of the stories of the recent World Team Championship in China was the return of Peter Leko after a long absence from competitive chess. He played as though he’d never been away, posting an unbeaten 2800+ performance. In an interview he revealed what was behind his decision.
Posted in Russian | Tagged Barsky, Candidates Matches, draws, Gelfand, Grischuk, Ivanchuk, Leko, Roiz, World Team Championship | 17 Responses
Evgeny Bareev: “A lot of people live in China”
By mishanp on July 13, 2011
The World Team Championship in Ningbo, China is shaping up to be a fantastic event. Russia is again the team to beat, though with Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Armenia and hosts China breathing down their necks, it won’t be easy. It might, however, be easier than the team’s journey, which was described by Bareev.
Posted in Russian | Tagged Bareev, Barsky, Candidates Matches, Grischuk, Kramnik, Svidler, Tomashevsky, World Team Championship | 14 Responses
Gashimov at Crestbook
By mishanp on March 12, 2010
Vugar Gashimov recently gave an interesting interview at Crestbook. He goes into detail on what happened at the end of the World Team Championship in Turkey, where quick draws with the US left the Azerbaijan team without medals.
Posted in Russian | Tagged Azerbaijan, Azmaiparashvili, Gashimov, Radjabov, World Team Championship | Leave a response