Moscow hosts supported by FIDE Christmas tree chess festival

On January 6, supported by FIDE the Christmas tree chess festival that emphasizes the main slogan of ​​the Federation—"We are One People" will be held at the Central House of Writers located at Bolshaya Nikitskaya, 53, at 16:00, 2017.

As part of the event, a show will take place in which actors’ performance will be combined with chessboard games. After the festive event, children will be able to participate in the simul with the Snow Maiden, who will be some International Grandmaster.

According to the announcement, "the performance is very similar to a game of chess: banal in the opening, exasperating in the middlegame and unpredictable in the final." Almost for two hours, the CHW theatrical stage "will turn into a luminous chessboard, and dynamic—with vocal plasticity and scenic intrigue —game will occupy all the stage." For the opening of the festival, the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov invited as guests of honour the Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, head of the ROC Alexander Zhukov, Spokesman for the Russian President Dmitry Peskov, Russian President's Advisor for Cultural Affairs Vladimir Tolstoy, Representative of Russian President for International Cultural Cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoy, head of Sberbank German Gref, the 12th World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov, Russian grandmasters, businessmen, representatives of public organizations and foreign embassies.
The event’s official website is www.bilet1.ru.