FIDE PRESIDENT IN SHAMKIR. President of the International Chess Federation Kirsan Ilyumzhinov shared his thoughts about Shamkir and a tournament. President of FIDE, Kirsan Ilumjinov indicated that after Shamkir Chess 2014, everybody knows Shamkir now. 2015-07-14 more
Vladimir Kramnik:"I will take part in The World Cup to be held in this autumn...". 14th World Chess Champion and Winner of the World Cup, Russia’s Vladimir Kramnik gave an interview to the official website of the ShamkirChess2015 Tournament. The full text of the interview is given below: 2015-07-10 more
Magnus Carlsen: "I would like to be the winner of this super-tournament in memory of Vugar Gashimov" Reigning world champion, leader in FIDE rating, winner of Shamkir Chess 2014 Magnus Carlsen shared his expectations from the upcoming competition in his interview with the official website of the tournament. 2015-07-01 more