General Jul 18, 2020 | 8:01 PMby chess24 staff

Q&A with Chess Legend Vladimir Kramnik

Vladimir Kramnik reached world no. 1 as a 19-year-old and this year celebrates the 20th anniversary of beating Garry Kasparov to become the 14th World Chess Champion. Now, this Monday, you have the chance to both play and ask a question of a true legend of the game. Vladimir will be playing chess24 Premium members from 18:00 CEST and then answering questions from 19:15 CEST. Premium members can ask Vlad a question in the comments section below.


Vladimir Kramnik retired from classical chess early last year, but he’s still a formidable opponent, as his bronze medal in the 2019 World Blitz Championship testified. On Monday 20th July there’s a unique chance to play one of the all-time greats: 

Monday 20th July 

Vladimir will have some other engagements on World Chess Day!

But when he’s back from a virtual visit to the United Nations all chess24 Premium members have a chance to challenge him to a game!


Afterwards he’ll follow Vishy Anand and Vasyl Ivanchuk in participating in a Q&A session. The first of those featured Vishy on top form:

The Indian legend was also joined by his son, who told him to “play fast!” assuming the Legends of Chess tournament had already begun!

If you’re a Premium member you can leave a question for Vladimir under this article.

If you’re not yet Premium now’s a great time to take the plunge as the voucher code CHESSLEGENDS gives 40% off. Go Premium now!

In case you missed it, there’s still a chance to pose a question for Vasyl Ivanchuk this Sunday: Q&A with Vasyl Ivanchuk.

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