The closing ceremony of the Grand Prix took place in Ugra capital

The closing ceremony of the Grand Prix took place in Ugra capital

For the last two two weeks the chess world once again followed news from Khanty-Mansiysk.

Natalia Komarova: It’s always a pleasure for me to follow chess games

Natalia Komarova: It’s always a pleasure for me to follow chess games

The press briefing dedicated to the closing of FIDE Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk has taken place today, on March’26, in Ugra chess academy.

Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix: Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura qualify for Candidates Tournament

Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix: Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura qualify for Candidates Tournament

In the final 11th round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura drew their respective games to take the top…

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has made his contribution to planting greenery in Khanty-Mansiysk

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has made his contribution to planting greenery in Khanty-Mansiysk

The Alley of Champions that was set up on the territory of Ugra chess academy a couple of days ago has expanded today with new…

Everybody has his favorite Svidler loss to tease Svidler with that

Everybody has his favorite Svidler loss to tease Svidler with that

The penultimate day of the Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk produces several draws. Grandmasters Peter Svidler and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave also ended their game peacefully.

The President of FIDE: Ugra is a real capital of sport

The President of FIDE: Ugra is a real capital of sport

«The Farewell Bell» has rung in honor of 60 graduates of Ugra boarding school of the Olympic reserve. The president of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov was…

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has arrived to Khanty-Mansiysk

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has arrived to Khanty-Mansiysk

The president of World Chess Federation Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has arrived to the capital of Ugra.

Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix R10: Dominguez slips, Jakovenko joins the leaders

Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix R10: Dominguez slips, Jakovenko joins the leaders

Baadur Jobava defeated the co-leader Leinier Dominguez in the 10th round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk, while Dmitry Jakovenko scored against his compatriot…

Evgeny Tomashevsky: Football helps me to win

Evgeny Tomashevsky: Football helps me to win

Peter Svidler and Evgeny Tomashevsky visited the press-center after their game, which was won by Tomashevsky.

Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix R9: Exciting day, no changes on top

Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix R9: Exciting day, no changes on top

It was an amazing 9th round at the FIDE Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk! In the end of the day, two decisive games, two stalemates and…

Grand Prix participants set up the Alley of Champions

Grand Prix participants set up the Alley of Champions

The participants of the concluding stage of FIDE Grand Prix have their own alley now. On the rest say the players grabbed shovels and made…

Vasily Filipenko: We support FIDE program “1 billion smart people”

Vasily Filipenko: We support FIDE program "1 billion smart people"

An interview with the mayor of Khanty-Mansiysk and the President of Ugra Chess Federation Vasily Filipenko.