Fide, Russia, Crimea, Ukraine and…the storm in a chess board?


Fide, Russia, Crimea, Ukraine and…the storm in a chess board?
Cmilyte-Nielsen, a well-respected MP from Lithuania, one of the Baltic states, asked, “Based on this post, I get an impression that #FIDE promotes the view that Crimea is part of Russia.


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Crimea Conflict on the Chessboard – Chess.com
The Ukrainian Chess Federation has sent an open letter to the World Chess Federation (FIDE) “in respect of the exclusive jurisdiction” and “to express grave concern on increased number of serious violations of FIDE rules and principles by the FIDE Secretariat.” In other words: the Crimea conflict between…


GM Stanislav Bogdanovich And Girlfriend Found … – Chess.com
GM Stanislav Bogdanovich (27) and his girlfriend Alexandra Vernigora (18), also a chess player, were found dead in a Moscow apartment on Thursday evening. This was reported by the Russian Telegram channel 112 and SportExpress. It seems that the use of laughing gas was the cause of death. The couple was…


RussiaChess Forums – Chess.com
Russia has the world’s largest natural gas reserves, the second largest coal reserves and the eighth largest oil reserves. It is the world’s leading natural gas exporter and the second leading oil exporter. Oil, natural gas, metals, and timber account for more than 80% of Russian exports abroad. [7]


A guide to the chess Olympiad – Part II – Chess.com
A guide to the chess Olympiad – Part II. GM smurfo … Russia boosted its squad considerably by convincing Sergey Karjakin to jump ship from the Ukraine, but for the Crimea-born Karjakin, this could have been motivated by numerous factors. … Norway is a class below the medal favourites. Bulgaria and the Netherlands have relatively stronger …


Sergey Karjakin – Wikipedia
He competed in two more Chess Olympiads for Ukraine, and won the Corus chess tournament in 2009, before transferring to Russia. He has since represented Russia five times in the Chess Olympiad, winning individual gold in 2010. He also won team gold with Russia at the World Team Chess Championship in 2013 and 2019.


Carlsen Loses 2 Games At World Rapid Chess Championship …
Not everyone was following Tukhaev-Carlsen closely. | Photo: Lennart Ootes/FIDE. Tukhaev (from the Crimea, now living in the Moscow region but playing under the Ukrainian flag) also drew Levon Aronian in the third, but told Chess.com that it was not the greatest chess day in his life because he’s on a minus score with 2/5. “On the other hand, playing vs Magnus was an achievement for me in …


World chess body accounts closed over president’s Syria …
In March 2017, Mr Ilyumzhinov was quoted by Russia’s Tass news agency as saying that FIDE, the governing body of international chess competitions, was trying to “oust” him after a statement on it …


The Ukrainian Chess Federation official site
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