Wednesday, May 30, 2007

chess players in Elista Candidates involved with a bus accident!!!

photo is not the real accident happened at Elista Candidate ! - hairulov

What an awkward thing happens to professional chess players competing in Elista Candidates. During the bus journey to Elista , their bus involved with an accident, some players are hurt as report by Magnus Carlsen blogspot.

“...In the middle of Elista the police had to make an emergency break ahead of a careless pedestrian, the first bus stopped but the second (our) didn't in time and crashed in the bus in front, severely damaging our front and diesel started leaking from the bus in front. Some bruises were treated and some possibly hurt necks investigated by medical personnel and a new bus arrived to take us to Chess City..... “

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