1 August 2019

Tower of Consent Chess Festival Takes Place in Ingushetia

Sergey Karjakin and Ernesto Inarkiev to play a match in rapid and blitz.

The International chess festival Tower of Consent is taking place in the Republic of Ingushetia. The youth team events have already started, while a friendly match between Sergey Karjakin and Ernesto Inarkiev will take place on August 2-4. Grandmasters will play 6 rapid and 8 blitz games. Chief Arbiter IA Artem Akhmetov held the drawing of lots: Sergey Karjakin will have the white pieces in the first game, which will start at 3 p.m. (Moscow time) on August 2. 

The event will be broadcast on our website with IM Vladimir Barsky commenting on the games. 

Moreover, the President of the International School Chess Union Alexander Kostiev will give master classes to chess pedagogues. 

Photos by Vladimir Barsky