A chess school by one of the world’s leading Grandmasters, Sergey Karjakin, was inaugurated at the ceremony in the conference hall of the Faculty of Law of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU).
The ceremony was attended by the officials, friends and chess players, including RCF President Andrei Filatov, Director of FIDE Moscow office Berik Balgabaev, Dean of the Law Faculty of MSU Alexander Golichenkov, Grandmasters Alexander Morozevich and Alexey Dreev.
Andrei Filatov thanked the Dean of the Law Faculty of MSU for the support of chess in high education and presented him the album “Chess in the Museums”.
After the ceremony, Karjakin held a master class for children and coaches gathered in the hall. After a two-hour lecture Karjakin signed autographs, answered questions and took photos with the guests.