About the program

The Sport Programme is aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle, creating favourable conditions for sports among orphans, children from low-income families, and children in difficult straits, regardless of physical abilities or place of residence.

We apply a comprehensive approach, which includes Dobryi Led and Chess in Schools competition projects, professional training for coaches, publishing of guidance materials, organizing competitions and mass events. We have established partnerships with leading sports federations, experts and educational institutions to ensure sustainable results.

«Dobryi Led» Focus Area

Competition for the Development of Children’s Ice Hockey, Dobryi Led Cup, an interregional ice hockey tournament among children’s teams, support for Zolotaya Shaiba [Golden Puck], A. Tarasov Youth Ice Hockey Club, family ice hockey festivals ‘I Love my Dad, Mom and Ice Hockey’, train-the-trainer sessions and advanced training for specialists working with young ice hockey players, promotion and development of sledge hockey for children and young people.

«The World of Chess» Focus Area

Chess in Schools project, Chess in Museums project, The Belaya Ladya [White Rook] All-Russian Schools Team Chess Tournament, Friendship Match — a Russian-Chinese Chess Tournament.

«Development of Sports and Physical Culture in Russia» Focus Area

The program includes projects in other sports aimed at preparation of the Russian national teams for international competitions, development of student sports and support for sports veterans.

We are sure that children should be able to play in the yard in hockey and football. In Russia, the development of physical education has become one of the national priorities. And it's great! We support mass children's sports because we are firmly convinced: this is our contribution to the health and prosperity of the nation

Gennady Timchenko
Competitions and Grants
Junior Sledge Hockey Promotion Projects Competition in the Russian Federation
For five years now, the Timchenko Foundation has been making efforts to promote junior sledge hockey in Russia, setting much store by social engagement of children and teenagers with locomotor dysfunction. As part of its Good Ice programm...
Good Ice competition
The Good Ice competition for children's hockey promotion projects competition has been running since 2012. It currently spans over four federal districts: the Northwest, the Volgian, the Far-Eastern and the Siberian.
Achievements 2021
The Foundation creates conditions for the development and popularization of hockey in Russia. We support mass children's, including hockey hockey, because this is the basis for the national big sport and just for the healthy way of life of the children of our cities and villages.

We want to make hockey available for every child, regardless of region of residence and health. For this, we are implementing a large-scale project «Good Ice», which includes working with children and coaches, competitions, research, creative competitions and many other activities.

The Foundation helps children's trainers improve their professional skills. There are educational programs, an annual conference is held, special literature is published. We also collect feedback from children and parents to timely adjust their actions and plans for the future.

The direction «World of Chess» unites projects to support and develop children's chess in the regions and hold major chess tournaments in cultural centers. The partner of the Foundation is the Russian Chess Federation.

children took part in all projects of the programme


coaches and specialists completed training


spectators visited hockey and sledge hockey competitions


schools take part in the Chess in Schools Project

Report 2021 Read
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