Joint press conference

President of Georgian Chess Federation Giorgi Giorgadze and President of European Chess Union Zurab Azmaiparashvili, who is also the director of Chess Olympiad Batumi 2018 Organizing Committee, held a joint press conference in Tbilisi Chess Palace.
The attendees of the press conference were informed about the details of the preparations for the Chess World Cup. The tournament, which will start on September 2 and end on September 27 will be held in the hotel “Hualing” in the framework of project Check in Georgia.
It is worthy of mentioning that the Chess World Cup will bring together the world’s strongest chess players in Tbilisi, including Magnus Carlsen.
The Chess World Cup will have a festive opening ceremony on September 2 at 19.30. in the Funicular restaurant. The closing ceremony will be held on September 27 at the Tbilisi City Assembly’s Queen Tamar Hall.

FIDE World Cup is presented by SOCAR Energy Georgia.