Category: Arkady Dvorkovich
How FIDE has Made Winning Easier!
I was going to write a short blurb about Ian Nepomnatchi’s victory in the Moscow Grand Prix yesterday and … Read the rest
Part III: ECU plays the ‘hate’ card
On the 23rd of March of this year the ECU (European Chess Union) held an extraordinary meeting in … Read the rest
All Russian Final!
Team mates Alexander Grischuk and Ian Nepomniachtchi (Nepo’ to friends) face off today in Moscow to decide the first Grand … Read the rest
Take it easy…
How are you today? Great, I trust! Here where I live — in the mountains — (Guarda, Portugal) the weather is still … Read the rest
Irony in Moscow !?
A state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often wryly amusing … Read the rest
Dvorkovich attends closing ceremony
Congratulations to the chinese superstar Wang Hao for finishing clear first in this year’s HB_Bank International. Wang scored 7.5 points from … Read the rest
Continuing to Struggle with Transparency
There is a difference between being transparent and being invisible, and I think that Dvorkovich’s FIDE has not yet perceived … Read the rest
Ex-FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov recently granted an indepth interview to journalist Dmitry Sokolov, and today it was published on Kirsan’s blog in its … Read the rest
How are you today? In preparing material for today’s ‘Coffee’ blog I reviewed some of the latest (boring) news, (boring) scientific studies and … Read the rest
How are you today? The year might see its end fast approaching, but chess activity seems to be as strong as ever! … Read the rest
A Long & Informative Interview
The recently elected FIDE president Arkady Dvorkovich gave an official conference in Moscow on Friday. A wide variety of topics … Read the rest
”Manipulating proxies, deceiving inexperienced federations, stretching the truth and intimidating – this is a trademark style of Mr. Makropoulos’s team. We have decided to … Read the rest
Ethics Committee will not cave into Makro’s extortion!
Today Dvorkovich continued his campaign in Armenia, clearly not allowing Makro’s desperate appeal to the FIDE ethics … Read the rest
Victor Bologan plain-spoken
Yesterday Victor Bologan visited Guyana and spoke with the president of the Guyana Chess Federation, James Bond, (I kid you not!) as … Read the rest
Dvorkovich Seduces FIDE
James Bond could not have been more effective! Since announcing his candidature for the FIDE presidency in June, Arkhady Dvorkovich has become … Read the rest