The official closing ceremony took place in the evening. In his opening speech Ilyumzhinov warmly thanked the organizers of the tournament. After that the chess players were presented with awards and gifts and a participant of the competition, World Champion Hou Yifan (China) has received best wishes on her birthday, which coincided with the date of the ceremony.
Recall that the winner of the first round of the FIDE Grand Prix was the Russian Alexander Grischuk. French player Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Azerbaijani Shahriyar Mammadyarov shared second and third places on additional indicators.