FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, 2013

Yesterday the opening ceremony and drawing of lots of the new leg of Grand Prix event took place in Beijing. All photos are taken from the official site of the tournament.

Technical meeting 1

Technical meeting 2

Opening ceremony

Drawing of lots


Gelfand, Boris ISR
Giri, Anish NLD
Grischuk, Alexander RUS
Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR
Kamsky, Gata USA
Karjakin, Sergey RUS
Leko, Peter HUN
Mamedyarov, Shakriyar AZE
Morozevich, Alexander RUS
Topalov, Veselin BUL
Wang, Hao CHN
Wang, Yue CHN

Pairings of the 1st round

GM Giri Anish 2734 – GM Karjakin Sergey 2776
GM Morozevich Alexander 2736 – GM Wang Yue 2705
GM Gelfand Boris 2773 – GM Topalov Veselin 2767
GM Leko Peter 2737 – GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2761
GM Kamsky Gata 2763 – GM Grischuk Alexander 2780
GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2733 – GM Wang Hao 2752

Official Site.

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