I'll come back soon with a few more details on the photos you can enjoy right now.
|Jan Timman vs Vladimir Potkin|
|The media is doing its job.|
Magnus Carlsen vs Vugar Gashimov
|Erwin l'Ami vs Sergey Tiviakov|
|Viktorija Cmilyte vs Illya Nyzhnyk|
|Dronavalli Harika vs Daniele Vocaturo|
|Kateryna Lahno vs Ernst Sipke|
|The screens and the pillars have veen replaced|
for a better and clearer view. The public is happy!
|The C group|
|Daniele Vocaturo with his traditional cap:)|
|Beautiful win for Magnus in the first round!|
|Loek van Wely|
|The players' entrance. This small hallway|
witnessed a lot of emotions over the years.
|The press room|
|Second press room, where I'm usually spending my time.|
|Radjabov's team, wife and father, is following the game,|
together with Anish's coach: Vladimir Chuchelov.
|The corridor on which many GM's have stepped|
on their way to the chess board.
|Lorena Zepeda, Loek's girlfriend, is playing in the|
three round event.
|Levon Aronian, following the C group games|
|Elisabeth Paehtz vs Hans Tikkanen|
|Tania Sachdev vs Sahaj Grover|
|Always a challenge to see something, with so many|
chess fans around:)
|Up, down - everywhere chess boards and chess players!|
|Analyzing Anish's game in the press room:|
Vladimir Chuchelov, Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam (editor of New in Chess magazine) and Ivan Sokolov
|Commenting the games for the audience: Ivan Sokolov.|
|That's right: there is a tournament newspaper!|
|The famous tent where almost everything happens:|
opening and closing ceremonies, meetings, commentaries etc.