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Sergey Rublevskiy: the organization is fantastic, we always feel the pleasant atmosphere

Sergey Rublevskiy: the organization is fantastic, we always feel the pleasant atmosphere

The rapid tournament is over, the blitz will come to it’s end soon. What impressions do you have? Please share your emotions with us. - The rapid tournament was very interesting, but to my mind 15 rounds is too much....
Blitz, day 2

Blitz, day 2

Check and mate: Ugra Chess Academy is ready to amaze

Check and mate: Ugra Chess Academy is ready to amaze

Khanty-Mansiysk is hosting one of the next big chess competitions already for the 8th time. There is nothing to be surprised: Khanty as well as the Ugra chess Academy became the second home for many chess players, coaches and journalists....
Yan Nepomniachtchi: Today I did not repeat my mistake

Yan Nepomniachtchi: Today I did not repeat my mistake

The silver medalist of the World Rapid Chess Championship Yan Nepomniachtchi came to the press centre to share his impressions.
Blitz championship - Day 1 review: Nepomniachtchi and Le Liem took the lead in the World Blitz Chess Championship

Blitz championship – Day 1 review: Nepomniachtchi and Le Liem took the lead in the World Blitz Chess Championship

The World Blitz Chess Championship has started on 9th June in Khanty-Mansiysk. The format of this championship is 3 minutes for the game plus 2 additional seconds per move. The Ugra Chess Federation President, Head of Khanty-Mansiysk Vasily Filipenko made...
About 23 thousand children study chess in Ugra

About 23 thousand children study chess in Ugra

Ugra’s policy if to develop chess in accordance with modern approach. The region is sure that it the most efficient way for an intellectual development and formation of the art faculties in youth.
The World Blitz Championship started in Khanty-Mansiysk

The World Blitz Championship started in Khanty-Mansiysk

Another international chess tournament – World Blitz Chess Championship has started in Khanty Mansiysk.
Blitz, day 1

Blitz, day 1

GM Efstratios Grivas comments the most interesting games of the WRCC 2013

GM Efstratios Grivas comments the most interesting games of the WRCC 2013

(1) Movsesian,Sergei (2699) – Cheparinov,Ivan (2678) [A29] 1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 e5 3.g3 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.Bg2 Nb6 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.0–0 Be7 8.d3 0–0 9.a3 Be6 10.Be3 f6 11.Rc1 Nd4 12.Bxd4 exd4 13.Ne4 c6 14.b4 Rf7 15.Nc5 Bxc5 16.bxc5 Nc8 17.Qa4...
Press-conference with  Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Press-conference with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

The new World Rapid Chess Champion, the Azerbaijani Grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov shared his impressions on the tournament at the final press conference.

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