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Sunday, 08.05.2016 16:36

Our photo-correspondent paid another visit to the Russian Team Championship at the Zhemchuzhina Hotel, Sochi. On this occasion Mikhail Sholudko found not only old faces in the playing hall but also the heroine of a currently popular song in Russia by Sergey Shnurov (which can be viewed with English subtitles here - be sure to select the required subtitle language via the Settings icon on the video's screen). His hand nevertheless remained steady and his camera intact. And this is what he got:


  


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    My impressions of the first playing day in Sochi can be summed up in one sentence: great fuss about a single game of chess. It seems to me that's not the way it should be, ideally.

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    It's a wonderful place, 500 metres above the sea level, called 'Gazprom Mountain Tourist Centre'. (Gazprom is the largest Russian company dealing with natural gas.)

  • (Translated from Russian by Andrey Deviatkin)

    Yesterday was a notable day: the Sochi Media Center has been visited by Minister of Sport Vitaly Mutko, Minister of Education Dmitry Livanov and other Russian higher officials.

    Do you think they came to see the match? No, they didn't. They were attending the international forum 'Robotics Days in Sochi'. 

  • (Translated from Russian by Andrey Deviatkin)

    I have to admit once again that the idea of organizing various side events has been excellent. In the Sochi Media Center, one could never be bored.

  • Our special correspondent in Stavanger Dmitry Ostanin sent us some photos from the tournament.

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    Yesterday, the match has been almost out of focus in the Sochi Media Center. The main action took place in the morning, when the participants of the Champions and Award Winners children's tournament were being awarded.

  • (Translated from Russian by Andrey Deviatkin)

    Before the beginning of the second game, I had a brief conservation with my colleague Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam. "Big day today?", he half-asked, half-stated. I understood that as a kind of prediction for the match outcome depending on the game.

  • (Translated from Russian by Andrey Deviatkin)

    Norway has sent many journalists to cover the match. In fact, the Norwegian delegation is the largest here in Sochi.