The press conference will be attended by:
- Arkady Dvorkovich
, FIDE President;
- Anatoly Karpov
, State Duma member, multiple times World Сhess Champion, Сhairman of the Board of Trustees of the Sverdlovsk Region Chess Federation;
- Sergey Karjakin
, participant of many previous Candidates Tournaments and the winner of 2016 FIDE Candidates Tournament;
- Albert Stepanyan
, Director of the Candidates Tournament, Executive Director of the Sverdlovsk Region Chess Federation;
- Nikolay Dolgopolov
, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Rossiyskaya Gazeta, President of the Federation of Sport Journalists of Russia, Vice President of the International Sports Press Association.
The accredited journalists located anywhere in the world will be able to ask their questions to the press conference participants via ZOOM. Accreditation
The online broadcast of the press conference will be available on the website of the Rossiyskaya Gazeta Media Center mc.rg.ru and on the website of the Candidates Tournament http://candidates-2020.com/
For media accreditation for participation in the press conference by ZOOM please use e-mail email@example.com
or phone +7(903)171-81-99 until April 13, 6 AM UTC.
The announcement of the press conference on the Rossiyskaya Gazeta website: https://rg.ru/2021/04/05/v-rg-sostoitsia-press-konferenciia-posviashchennaia-turniru-pretendentov-fide.html
The online broadcast will be accessible using the same link on April 13, from 8 AM UTC.