Ukrainian team named Kyiv-Kharkiv International started playing in Worldwide Junior Chess League just a few weeks before the war started and immediately proved to be a strong team, capable of great things. In an uncertain future, despite the war going on in their country, Ukrainian kids managed to participate regularly in all Worldwide tournaments. The … Continue reading Interviews with Ukrainian kids
March 23, 2022. Chess Profi team from St. Peterburg won Round 12 of Worldwide U12 Winter League, confirming their dominance of the League and convincingly winning the Championship title. Despite the war in their country, players from "Київ-Харьков Int. U-12" (Kiiv - Kharkiv, Ukraine) managed to come in big numbers once again, for a great … Continue reading Chess Profi crowned as U12 Winter Champions
March 16, 2022. Chess Profi team from St. Peterburg won Round 11 of Worldwide U12 Winter League. The latest team to join the competition, Nizhny Novgorod Gambit (Нижегородский гамбит), did very well in their first tournament, finishing second, in front of Students of I. Pogorelov (Ученики И.Погорелова) on third place. In all tournaments combined, a … Continue reading Round 11 and the title for Chess Profi
March 9, 2022. Outstanding achievement by Kyiv-Kharkiv team: despite the fact that their country is invaded, communications and supply disrupted, and war wearing is tremendous, they managed to gather for another online chess tournament in U12 Winter League. And what a proud moment for them! Playing for the team that bears the names of the … Continue reading Ukrainians won Round 10!
March 23: second place UPDATE: March 23, 2022. Another great result for Kyiv-Kharkiv team: second place in U12 and second place in U8 tournaments. We always anticipate their participation with anxiety. Are they safe, do they lose courage, is the war too heavy on them? Will they make it again? But no time for worries: … Continue reading Ukrainian future: Kyiv-Kharkiv team
February 23, 2022. It was the last peaceful tournament in U12 Winter League. The winners of Round 8 were players of Chess Profi team from St. Peterburg. СШ 2 Кстово (Kstovo, Russia) came second, while Сборная Шахты (Shakhty, Russia) came third. Chess Profi's win meant they managed to get on top of the standings in … Continue reading U12 Winter League Rounds 8 and 9