The studio behind popular online military games such as ‘World of Tanks,’ ‘World of Warships’ and ‘World of Warplanes,’ “Wargaming”, has announced it will be completely shutting down operations in Russia and in its native Belarus, where it was founded. The company announced the decision in a statement posted on its official website, saying it
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
The players of the Russian e-sports organization ‘Team Spirit’ won the Dota 2 – The International World Championship that was held at the National Stadium in Bucharest and got the prize fund of a record $40 million. In the grand final, the ‘Team Spirit’ group consisting of Russians Yaroslav Naidenov (Miposhka), Magomed Khalilov (Collapse), Alexander
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).
The Hermitage cat Achilles predicted the victory of the Russian national team in the European Football Championship match with the Finnish team in St. Petersburg, TASS reports. It is clarified that Achilles the Cat predicts the victory of the teams by choosing from two bowls with the flags of the countries. This time, after some
The Russian Daria Kasatkina beat Swiss Belinda Bencic in the second round match of the French Open tennis championship “Roland-Garros”. The match ended with a score of 6:2, 6:2 in favour of Daria. In the next round, the Russian girl will play with the winner of the pair Sorana Cirstea (Romania) – Martina Trevisan (Italy),
Every eighth Russian considers himself to be a gambler, according to the specialists of the SuperJob job search service. According to their research, 13 per cent of Russians are gamblers, on the contrary to 70 per cent of those who are not. It turned out that men confessed being gamblers more often than women (15
An unusual sports festival with the participation of the leading players of the HC “Siberia”, Oleg Li and Yegor Milovzorov, was held at the rink in the working village of Linevo, VN.ru reports. The meeting was organized by the Sibanthracite Group (the largest producer of metallurgical coal in Russia, the world leader in the supply
The An-124 is so big that you can play hockey on board, Meduza reports. First, it was planned to fill the skating rink in the cabin of another cargo plane An-22 Antei. In the process of preparing the site, it turned out that Antei is too narrow, so they decided to arrange the match on
The handball club “Rostov-Don” beat “Dynamo-Sinara” on the home court in the quarterfinal match of the Cup of Russia. According to the results of the match, the Rostovites reached the ‘Final Four’. It is noted that Kristina Kozhokar was recognized as the best scorer. On account of her 10 goals against her rivals. The result
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,
FC Rostov beat Rubin from Kazan in the match of the 15th round of the Russian Premier League with a score of 2:0. Rubin scored 21 points in 15 matches and took 10th place in the standings, while Rostov moved up to the fifth position with 26 points. It is specified that the meeting took
On November 17, in the final match of the next home series of the Continental Hockey League, Novosibirsk ‘Sibir’ beat ‘Torpedo’ Nizhny Novgorod. Five minutes before the end of the first period, the Finnish player of the ‘Sibir’ team, Mikael Ruohomaa, hit the gates of the Nizhny Novgorod goalkeeper Alexei Melnichuk, bringing his team forward.