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Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 29.12.21

Russian Chess Player Won World Champion Title in Rapid Chess

Russian chess player, Alexandra Kostenyuk, became the world champion in rapid chess. Kostenyuk won this title for the first time. Before that, she became the second three times: in 2012, 2014. and 2016.  The twelfth women’s world chess champion, 37-year-old grandmaster Alexandra Kostenyuk, played a draw with Humpy Koneru from India, Bibisara Assaubayeva from Kazakhstan,

Events | Fun  | 26.11.21

Russian Chess Player Has Started to Fight for World Champion Title

Russian chess player, Ian Nepomniachtchi, starts the fight with Norwegian, Magnus Carlsen, for the title of world champion. The match will be held in Dubai from November 26 to December 15, 2021, and will consist of 14 parties.   Carlsen is the current world champion. Nepomniachtchi won the right to play in the match for the

Russia International | Sports  | 16.09.21

Russian Chess Players Won International Online Competition

The second online chess Olympiad ended with an unconditional victory of the Russian national team. In the final held on Wednesday, the Russian team did not leave any chances to the rivals from the United States, TASS reported.   It is noted that the Russian national team won both match meetings with a score of 3.5:2.5.

Insight | Around Russia  | 27.07.21

Russians Named Their Favourite Intellectual Games

The All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) presented data from a survey of Russians on the issue of intellectual games. It turned out that the favourite games of the country’s inhabitants are chess and checkers (25%), the quiz “What? Where? When?” (17%), card games (for example, poker), the “Own Game” quiz and backgammon (6% each). 

Fun | Sports  | 14.12.20

Yekaterinburg Girl Defeated Another Rival at Russian Chess Championship

The youngest participant in the superfinal of the women’s championship of Russia, Yekaterinburg chess player Leya Garifullina, became one of the three leaders, according to the press service of the Chess Federation of the Sverdlovsk Region.  In the 7th round, Garifullina became the first participant who managed to take points away from the sole leader,

Events | Fun  | 10.05.20

Drafts Competitions to Be Held in Russia Online

A series of online draft competitions will be held in Moscow from May 11 to May 29, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports.  In total there will be 15 online competitions in drafts for children under the age of 12 years. Following the results of the entire series of tournaments and each gaming

Recommended | Events | Fun | Sports  | 31.03.20

Student Chess Tournament to Be Held in Moscow Online

On March 30, a series of online chess tournaments for schoolchildren began in Moscow. Children of the 2006 year of birth and younger can take part in competitions, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports.  The organizers of the competition are the Center for Patriotic Education and School Sports. In each age category, there

Recommended | Events | Fun  | 25.03.20

Schoolchildren Invited to Online Chess Tournament

The online platform ChessKing will host a remote chess tournament for schoolchildren and their parents, who should first submit an application for participation, the Moscow Mayor official website reports.  The tournament will help students diversify their leisure time during the quarantine. The matches will be watched by real professionals, namely the master of sports in

Insight | Around Russia  | 11.01.20

Chess Players Will Gather in Koltsovo Technopolis for Competitions

From January 10 to 13, chess players from all over Russia will gather in the Koltsovo technopolis of the Novosibirsk Region for a sporting event “Rapid Grand Prix of Russia 2020″, reports Technopolis official website.  On January 9, there were 292 tournament participants registered for competitions. “Rapid Russian Grand Prix” will gather participants from the