Play for Russia

Tomashevsky, Evgeny vs. Grischuk, Alexander

Play for Russia is an 8-player charity blitz tournament taking place on lichess from 12-14 May 2020. 14th World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik has gathered 7 more top Russian players who will all raise money to help their local regions deal with the coronavirus. It begins with a double round-robin on Tuesday and Wednesday before the Top 4 go on to play a knockout on the final day. The time control is 5 minutes for all moves with a 2-second increment from move one. Official website (with details of how to donate): ruchess.ru

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