Khanty-Mansiysk World Chess Olympiad


In fall of 2010 Khanty-Mansiysk was the major city of world's chess life. This was where the 39th World Chess Olympiad took place.

In fall of 2010 Khanty-Mansiysk was the major city of world's chess life. This was where the 39th World Chess Olympiad took place. Like every sport competition of world level this was a grand occasion for viewers and fans, tense struggle for players and lots of cares for organizers. Khanty-Mansiysk is not yet one hundred years old, but it has already won international fame as one of the most sporting center of the country. Since recently the city has been attracting fans of chess. This is where the only one in Russia Chess Academy was opened, and this ancient play is taught at schools as an usual discipline. You will know how chess players have a rest and who gained Gold Hamilton-Russel Cup, about the greatest chess competition for the whole history of the play in RTG TV film.