Sochi - Perfect location for World Chess Championship 2014

Sochi, a city with centuries of history will host the World Chess Championship 2014. Its a favourite place for the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov also. The venue was announced by FIDE president. Soon after the announcement there were apprehensions from the current World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) on the security threats. Its was the Challenger Viswanathan Anand (India) who expressed his confirmation first on the participation in Sochi. The dates are 7th November to 28th November, and it will take place on the territory of the Olympic village. FIDE president Mr. Ilyumzhinov also announced the budget: US $3 million for the Championship.


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