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Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:01
Boris Spassky, who left France last year and moved back to his native country Russia, no longer represents the French Chess Federation. The website of the Russian Chess Federation reports that Spassky "began representing Russia". In 1977 Spassky emigrated to France, but retained Soviet citizenship and with it the right to play under the USSR flag...
The Russian women's team in Istanbul: L-R Kosteniuk, N.Kosintseva, Gunina, T.Kosintseva
Friday, February 08, 2013 18:24
Nadezhda and Tatiana Kosintseva have decided not to continue playing for the Russian women's team as long as Sergey Rublevsky is the captain. "Unfortunately, the Olympiad in Istanbul went for us in the atmosphere of a permanent psychological discomfort and all that in addition to the usual tournament pressure," said Nadezhda Kosintseva in an...
McShane wins poll for Tal Memorial invitation | UPDATE: Le Quang Liem's reaction
Saturday, March 17, 2012 14:51
Luke McShane won the poll on the website of the Russian Chess Federation, which was to decide which tenth player would be invited for this year's Tal Memorial. The English grandmaster received 3860 votes, 128 more than runner-up Alexei Shirov. This was reported by the Russian Chess Federation. In early March we reported that the Russian Chess...