Chess is one of the most interesting phenomena in human culture. If played from a young age, the game helps develop intellectual capacity, ability to concentrate and psychological, as well as physical stamina. Chess also has an important social role, as it can be played by people of any age and social standing.


We are attempting to revive chess as a national institution in Russia, which in the longer term should raise the population’s level of intellectual and cultural awareness.

Main Tasks

· Organising chess tournaments;

· Identification, selection and support of talented young players;

· Increasing the nation’s interest in chess.