23.05.2024

Chess.com, the largest site for playing chess online, has been blocked in Russia

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Roskomnadzor has blocked the site of the largest online chess platform Chess.com. The decision was made at the request of the Prosecutor General's Office on April 23 due to pages with information about the situation in Ukraine.

Chess.com — the largest site for playing chess online has been blocked in Russia

A few days before, the well-known Russian chess player Sergey Karyakin spoke out for blocking the resource. He reported about the restrictions for Russian players and the ban of his account. He also spoke about plans to create his own alternative to this platform.

Chess.com is not only a site for playing chess online, but also a forum and even a social network for all fans of this game from all over the world. You can start playing even without registering.