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Sunday, May 20, 2012

Kasparov Simul at 2012 Anand, Gelfand World Chess Championship - Two Russian Kids Draw!

Legendary Gary Kasparov simul 2012 with children in Moscow after commenting on Game 6 at World Chess Championship Match. Photo: Fide.

After commenting Game 6 at Anand, Gelfand World Chess Championship 2012, legendary 13th World Chess Champion Gary Kasparov went down to the Chess Corner organised in the courtyard of the State Tretyakov Gallery’s Engineering Building, and held a simultaneous display with young chess players. 
The session on 14 boards lasted more than three hours and was quite intense – Kasparov confronted Russian and European champions in their age categories!

After the game, the 13th World Chess Champion analyzed memorable fragments of the games with the children. Two of Kasparov’s rivals managed to tie with him: Yekaterina Goltseva (Champion of Russia up to Age 10) of the Nizhny Novgorod Region and Kirill Kozionov (holder of the 2011 Cup of Russia up to Age 14) from Izhevsk. The 13th World Champion noted the young chess players’ high level of play.

The FIDE World Chess Championship match between the world champion Viswanathan Anand (India) and the challenger Boris Gelfand (Israel) is taking place from May 10 to 31, 2012 in the Engineering Building of the State Tretyakov Gallery. This is for the first time that the World Chess Championship Match is taking place in one of the world’s biggest museums by the organisers of the match are FIDE (the World Chess Federation) and the RCF (the Russian Chess Federation). Initiator of the idea of holding the match in Moscow and its sponsor is the Russian entrepreneur Andrei Filatov (joint owner of the N-Trans Group). Other sponsors of the contest include businessman Gennady Timchenko and the Ladoga charitable foundation, and also the NVisionGroup, Novatek and Almaz-Antei companies. Official website of the Anand, Gelfand World Chess Championship 2012 for live broadcast of games can be accessed here.

You might also like to read our earlier posts:
Gary Kasparov Comments Anand Gelfand 2012 Game 6 at Moscow World Chess Championship



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