Russian amateurs to challenge grandmasters in internet chess game
Jun 23, 2012 14:51 Moscow Time

Well-known Russian grandmasters, members of the national chess team Sergey Karjakin, Alexander Grischuk, Pyotr Svidler and Evgeny Tomashevsky are to play a chess match against amateur chess players on a special website in the internet.

The match is to mark the 175 anniversary of the first chess match-by-correspondence when first Russian chess grandmaster Alexander Petrov played a game of chess by correspondence with three chess players from St. Petersburg.


Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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