Russian
Chess
Federation
Andrey Filatov Receives FIDE Senior Trainer Title
Andrey Filatov Receives FIDE Senior Trainer Title
The RCF President brought Russian national team to bronze medals at the Chess Olympiad in Baku.  
Joint Project of RCF and Timchenko Foundation Starts in Altai Krai
Joint Project of RCF and Timchenko Foundation Starts in Altai Krai
First participating schools were given certificates and chess sets.  
Igor Dodon Visits Central House of Chess Player in Moscow
Igor Dodon Visits Central House of Chess Player in Moscow
The President of Moldova examined the RCF Chess Museum.  
Wesley So Leads in Wijk Aan Zee
Wesley So Leads in Wijk Aan Zee
Six rounds of the traditional Dutch supertournament are played.  
January 13-29

Tata Steel 2017

// About the tournament
Topics:
28 December 2016
No Feast Without Tiebreak The closing day of the Nutcracker generation tournament in the review of Vladimir Barsky.
27 December 2016
Do not Scatter Your Gauntlets! Round one of the Nutcracker rapid section in the review of Vladimir Barsky.
26 December 2016
Transition into New Time Format Round Four of the Nutcracker Tournament in the review of Eteri Kublashvili.
25 December 2016
Crack in the Wall Round Three of the Nutcracker Tournament in the review of Vladimir Barsky.
24 December 2016
Out for Revenge Round Two of Nutcracker in the review of Eteri Kublashvili.
23 December 2016
Catching on a Virus of Draws Round One of the Nutcracker in the review of Eteri Kublashvili.
21 December 2016
Nutcracker Grants a Ticket to Zurich Review of the traditional Generation Tournament opening ceremony.
13 December 2016
Winter Marathon in Ugra The Russian Rapid Grand Prix event in Khanty-Mansiysk reviewed by grandmaster Alexey Korotylev.
8 December 2016
Ju the Challenger The ultimate stage of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk in the Review of Eteri Kublashvili.
7 December 2016
Boys, Girls, and Their Parents Vladimir Barsky and Dmitry Kryakvin's picture report from the World Schools Chess Championship.
6 December 2016
Taming Most Fierce Storms into Cozy Environment The opening of the World Schools Chess Championship in Sochi in the review of Dmitry Kryakvin.
4 December 2016
Fitting it into Six Days The midpoint of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk in the review of Eteri Kublashvili.
Position of the day

Kutaisi

Dvoretsky - Kholmov
In memory of Mark Dvoretsky. This is his favorite kind of endgame - the one with opposite-colored bishops: 40.Ke4! Bxg3 41.c5!, and White wins.