of Russia

December 4-13, 2019

Russian Cup Final

// Men // Women
December 4-13

Russian Cup Final

// About the tournament
5 December 2019
Selfcheck and Other Adventures of Magnus

Dmitry Kryakvin explores the rich history of World Blitz Championships

4 December 2019
From Mazatlan to Luzhniki

The history of World Rapid Championships as described by Dmitry Kryakvin

2 December 2019
Football and Chess

Eteri Kublashvili is exploring the common ground between two sports

10 November 2019
Run, King, Run! Dmitry Kryakvin’s report about the European Team Championship
5 October 2019
Twisted Nerves Maxim Notkin reviews the final round of the FIDE World Cup 
3 October 2019
Nemesis of Qualification Knockouts

When your Final is a Semifinal. Review by Dmitry Kryakvin 

29 September 2019
Unsafe Haven Maxim Notkin reviews the Semifinal games of the FIDE World Cup 
27 September 2019
Prelude to Confrontation

Dmitry Kryakvin’s report on the closing rounds of FIDE Women's Grand Prix leg in Skolkovo

26 September 2019
Armageddon Now Maxim Notkin reviews Quarterfinals of the FIDE World Cup
23 September 2019
Commemorative Year of Maestro Petrov

Dmitry Kryakvin’s report about Rounds 7-9 of the Women's FIDE Grand-Prix in Skolkovo 

23 September 2019
Persistence and Cold Blood Maxim Notkin reviews Round 4 games of the FIDE World Cup.
22 September 2019
Champion and Contenders

Dmitry Kryakvin’s report about Rounds 4-6 of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix Leg in Skolkovo

Position of the day


Hasan - Lugovskoy
Raid on the king: 23...Qxf6! 24.exf6 Rxg4, and White resigned. The team championship of Bangladesh attracted a lot of experienced international players.
Person of the day
Joop van Oosterom was born on December 12, 1937, in Hilversum.