Sisters Muzychuk explained the decision to go to the world Cup of chess in Russia

Сестры Музычук объяснили решение поехать на ЧМ по шахматам в Россию

Sisters Muzychuk

Athletes said they can not influence the choice of the country, which will host the world Cup.

Ukrainian chess players Maria and Anna Muzychuk said that can’t affect the choice of the competition venue and therefore will go to the world Championships to be held in November in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. So they commented on his decision to TSN.

“The fact that you are in Russia, psychologically will press. But I won in 2015, the world championship held in Sochi. I hope that this year will also play well,” said Mariya Muzychuk.

Her sister Anna noted that they “understand that the country at war”, but the athletes are not able to influence the choice of venue.

The sisters added that this decision was not easy, but otherwise, they could lose their titles.

Earlier it was reported that the female national team of Ukraine on chess took second place at the Olympics, and Maria Muzychuk won the tournament gold.

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