Interviews
Sergey Karjakin: "No way back!". Sergey Karjakin agreed to give a short interview to the Baku World Cup Press service. 2015-10-02 more
Petr Svidler: "This is the last chance in my career." The first finalist of the Baku World Cup 2015 had an interview with the Press service today. 2015-10-01 more
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: "I would really want Sergey Karjakin to win this World Cup" After losing his match to Sergey Karjakin, Azerbaijani grandmaster, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov agreed to have a short interview with the Press service: 2015-09-27 more
Vladimir Kramnik:"Playing at home helps Shakhriyar Mamedyarov a lot". The winner of the last World Cup, former world champion, Vladimir Kramnik has stopped his participation in this tournament. 2015-09-21 more
Levon Aronian: “I would be happy to come back to Baku.” After his match with the Ukrainian grandmaster Alexander Areschenko, Levon Aronian has agreed to give a short interview to the Baku World Cup 2015 Press service. 2015-09-17 more
Mahir Mammadov: " The venue for the event was not chosen randomly". Press-conference was held in the Fairmont Hotel with the Director of the World Cup 2015 and Chess Olympiad 2016 Mahir Mammadov, who shared his impressions about the tournaments and provided some details about the preparation process for this event. 2015-09-16 more
Cristobal Henriquez: "I learned from Karpov, Smyslov, Fischer games" Cristobal Henriquez of Chile beat Boris Gelfand in the first round of the FIDE World Cup in Baku. Right after his triumph, the young IM gave an interview to our website, with the assistance of his coach GM Rodrigo Vasquez. 2015-09-14 more
Mamedyarov's post-match interview 1/64th stage of the Baku World Cup 2015 is about to end. Azerbaijani grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov made a draw with Iranian player Idani Puya, finishing the match with overall result 1.5 to 0.5. During the press conference after the game, Mamedyarov answered to journalists’ questions: “It was easier to play today after my victory yesterday. The draw was enough for me today and I tried to build my play towards this goal. If it was a different tournament, I would play for a win, but I did not want to risk as there is no difference between winning 2-0 and 1.5-0.5 and I do not think about my rating points in this tournament. 2015-09-12 more
Arkady Naiditsch: Azerbaijan plays like FC Barcelona The new member of the Azerbaijani National Chess team, Arkady Naiditsch, told Azerisport about his new team and plans for the European Team Championship and the upcoming Chess Olympiad. 2015-08-26 more