20 June 2017

Anastasia Sorokina: The organization of this tournament is superb

An interview with the Chief Arbiter of the World Team Championships.

20 June 2017

Chess on air

The commentators of the tournament shared the secrets of their work and made us look at players from a different perspective.

19 June 2017

Vahap Sanal: This tournament is a new experience for me

An interview with Vahap Sanal of Turkey who managed to defeat Frode Elsness of Norway in Round 3 of the World Team Championship.

19 June 2017

Aleksandra Goryachkina: The European Individual Championship is a good preparation

A member of the Russian women’s team gave an interview to the official press-office of the tournaments.

19 June 2017

Zeinab Mammadyarova: I wish my youngest daughter to be a good chess player

An interview with the leader of the women’s national team of Azerbajan.

18 June 2017

Tan Zhongyi: I cannot imagine the World Championship Match taking place in any other country but China

Press-conference with the Women’s World Chess Champion who won against Natalia Zhukova in Round 2.

18 June 2017

Andrey Filatov: There are no weak teams on the World Team Championship

An interview with the captain of the Russian team, President of Russian Chess Federation and FIDE Vice-President Andrey Filatov.

18 June 2017

Geoffrey Borg: We are always happy to be in Khanty-Mansiysk

FIDE Chief Executive Officer Geoffrey Borg gave an interview to the tournament’s Press Officer.

18 June 2017

Harika Dronavalli: Our team’s ambition is definitely to have a podium finish

An interview with Board 1 of the Indian women’s national team.

17 June 2017

Valentina Gunina: The atmosphere in our team is always very positive

After her victory in the game against Zhao Xue in an important match Russia vs China GM Valentina Gunina has answered some questions of the tournament’s press officer.