The first move is officially made at the board of Magnus Carlsen (White) against Wang Yue (Black). Standing from left to right: Geoffrey Borg (CEO Global Chess), Elisabeta Polihroniade (Deputy Chief Arbiter), Azad Rahimov (Minister for Youth and Sport, Azerbaijan), Elman Rustamov (Chairman, President of Azerbaijan Chess Federation), Zurab Azmaiparashvili (Technical Adviser).
Baku 2008 has started, and with it the first FIDE Grand Prix Series.
Please click HERE for the Official website in Baku. There are videos to see and games in PGN Files.
Standings in the first 7 positions so far:
Kamsky, Radjabov, Adams, Grischuk, Karjakin, Navara, Carlsen
On THIS LINK link you can see results and pairings.