Chess in Russia

Tournament “Chess Stars 2023” starts tomorrow

Tomorrow the Chess Stars 2023 tournament starts in Moscow. Participants : S. Karjakin, T. Radjabov, A. Grischuk, F. Vallejo Pons, V. Artemiev, S. Sjugirov, R. Sadhwani, A. Goryachkina, E. Lagno, B. Assaubayeva. dates : from 24 to 26 January rapid, from 28-30 January blitz system : circular; rapid 9 rounds; blitz 18 rounds prize fund : 15,000,000 rubles official site

The “D. S. Shcherbin Memorial” Stage of the Rapid Grand Prix Of Russia continues in Yekaterinburg. Standings after the 6th round

In Yekaterinburg (Russia), the D. S. Shcherbin Memorial continues — The Rapid Grand Prix Of Russia Stage. P. Ponkratov is in the lead – 5.5. 11 players are half a point behind, including M. Chigaev, N. Afanasiev, I. Lysyj, A. Riazantsev, A. Nesterov. Rating-favorites: P. Ponkratov, M. Chigaev, A. TimofeevDates: from January 14 to January…

Vladimir Kramnik – biography

Vladimir Kramnik truly became a player of a new format. He is the one who can use the computer correctly to prepare for the matches. It’s really hard to retain some “humanity” in games when using an engine. But he made it! And other chess players followed him.  He was born on the 25th of…

Sergey Karjakin won the Cup of the “REGION” Group of Companies

The round-robin rapid chess tournament Cup of the “REGION” Group of Companies, held from December 2 to 4 in Moscow (Russia), has ended. 10 chess players took part in the tournament with a prize fund of 3,000,000 rubles. According to the results of nine rounds, Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin won. In second place – V….