Anna's impressions of Moscow

9/12/2002 – She is there in the Russian capital, covering the chess tournament. Our roving correspondent Anna Dergatscheva has sent us another batch of pictures that give you a nice impression of the match Russia vs the Rest of the World. They include Alexander Motylev with chess groupies, Alexandra Kosteniuk with a pushy admirer and an exclusive first-time shot of Kramnik with his wife (left). More

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Russia vs the Rest of the World

Report from Moscow

By Anna Dergatscheva

Our roving correspondent Anna Dergatscheva has sent us a new batch of pictures from Moscow, which we are eager to share with you.

Kramnik with wife

GM Alexander Motylev with chess "groupies"

The Ukraine duo: Vassily Ivanchuk, Ruslan Ponomariov

The world's youngest GM: Sergei Karjakin, 12

Alexandra Kosteniuk with an admirer

From the game Radjabov (right) vs Morozevich

Two unhappy GMs: Garry Kasparov, Nigel Short

Viktor Kortschnoi, flown in to support the World team

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Alexander Khalifman

Boris Gelfand

Jan Ehlvest

Alexei Dreev

Ruslan Ponomariov

Sophie Leko

For those of you who care enough to scroll all the way down to here: the picture at the top of the page is not of Vladimir Kramnik but his brother Eugene.


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