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30 May: That was close!

The old and new world champion had a really hard day at the office today, but he managed to win the tiebreak and retained his world title! 349 more words

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29 May: High noon in Moscow


It’s almost high noon in Moscow: shake hands before the tiebreak, but what’s really in their mind? A new cartoon by Frank Stiefel.

Anand

16 may: Moscow mathematics

Four mathematical lectures by Professor Anand and Professor Gelfand, all with the same result: draw.  New cartoon by Frank Stiefel.

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14 May: Opening ceremony- part 2/3

As promised in an earlier post, I will show you some more pictures of the opening ceremony in the Tretyakov Gallery on Friday, 11 May. Legendary chess players, billionaire oil traders, Kremlin insiders, a world famous piano player, celeb chicks and many other VIP guests attended the ceremony. 681 more words

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13 May: Shadowboxing

A new cartoon by Frank Stiefel.

Anand and Gelfand are still in the shadowboxing phase of the early rounds. No early knock out in Moscow. 439 more words

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11 May: Opening ceremony part 1/3

The World Chess Championship was opened in the Tretyakov Gallery on Thursday. The opening press conference started at around 18:30 and at 20:15 the official opening finally started, in an absolutely beautiful setting in the Tretyakov Gallery. 482 more words

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09 May: Playing hall inspection

As promised, I will show you some of the pictures of the inspection of the playing hall on 08 May. In a previous blog entry, you could see that the work in the State Tretyakov Gallery is in progress and I am not sure if the workers had a day off, because of Victory Day and the Moscow Victory Day Parade on 9 May. 580 more words

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