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The second games of the 2nd round are played at the Women's World Championship in Sochi
IMG 4344The concluding games of the 2nd round matches of the Women's World Chess Championship were played on March 21 at SCC Galactica (Sochi, Krasnaya Polyana).

There was a special guest at the tournament today – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Before the start of the round he came to the playing hall to greet the participants and arbiters, then met the broadcasting team and briefly joined the live stream with Sergey Shipov and Ilya Smirin.

Afterwards the Prime Minister examined the exhibition of the RCF Chess Museum brought to the venue from Moscow, and played friendly games with Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and the chess robot.

The FIDE President presented him a chess set produced for the 2014 World Championship Carlsen-Anand match that also took place in Sochi.

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