Azerbaijan’s national chess team reached the Ningbo city at about 11.00 Baku time.
The city will be hosting the team championship of the world from 17 July.
Our team spent over 16 hours on the way from Baku via Moscow and Shanghai to Ningbo. Meanwhile, from Shanghai the team captain Vladimir Tukmakov, chess players Shahriyar Mamedyarov, Vugar Gashimov, Teimur Radjabov, Rauf Mamedov and Gadir Guisenov, as well as your author were going by bus.
The way passed via the bridge through Hanchjoivan gulf. It extends to 36 km. The team is staying at the New Century Grand where the contests are to be held.