In Moscow a great chess festival – the International TASHIR Chess Tournament in Memory of Tigran Petrosian – came to a close. Every day many chess fans, admirers and journalists would come to the Novotel Moscow City Hotel. They were close to eminent grandmasters and felt themselves quite comfortably in their company. But on Tuesday, November 11 the chest feast was over.
The International TASHIR Chess Tournament in Memory of Tigran Petrosian gradually comes to its logical conclusion. The games of the 6th round were visited by many well-known personalities: the People’s Artist of Russia, pianist Nikolay Lugansky and his friend, grandmaster Alexander Volzhin.