Friday, December 22, 2006

Astana vs World

This chess match was organized as part of the celebration of the 15th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence. Vishy Anand was hosting a press conference and simul on 17th December, and the match was played on 18th-20th December. Visitors have won by 9-3.

Astana vs World pairings (hosts on the left):
GM Darmen Sadvakasov 2596 - GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2728
IM Anuar Ismagambetov 2418 - IM Zaven Andriasian 2463
WIM Dana Aketaeva 2312 - GM Maia Chiburdanidze 2504

Vishy Anand during the simul

Darmen Sadvakasov vs Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Anuar Ismagambetov vs Zaven Andriasian


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