Intellectual games

Course authors and lecturers

  • Ivanovskiy
    Vladimir Aleksandrovich Ivanovskiy

    Honored worker of culture of Russia, Russian Chess Federation

  • Kovaleva
    Natalya Evgenyevna Kovaleva

    Honored master of sports of Russia, Russian Federation of Go

  • Kozhunkov
    Aleksey Viktorovich Kozhunkov

    Russian Federation of Go

  • Kornilovich
    Dmitriy Aleksandrovich Kornilovich

    Russian chess champion and an international master, Russian Chess Federation

  • Metreveli
    Irina Vladimirovna Metreveli

    Renju master of sports, Konoshinskaya Youth Sports School municipal budgetary general education institution for additional education.

  • Grekov
    Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Grekov

    Candidate Master of Sports, certified judge, Physical Training and Sports Center of Moscow Central Administrative District, a publicly funded national institution 

  • Fominikh
    Maria Vladimirovna Fominykh

    International Chess Master, project

  • Ermakov
    Yuriy Nikolaevich Ermakov

    Checkers Grand Master

  • Feldman
    Larisa Mikhailovna Feldman

    Teacher of math and sports bridge, New School for Humanities non-state educational institution secondary school

About the course

Intellectual games are games of the mind, games with the mind, and games for the mind. This is not just brain fitness - this is power-leveling the ability to make decisions and come up with non-conventional solutions in difficult situations. We are talking not just about game situations, but also life situations - it is known that our life is a game, and the best way of learning anything is to play it to the full. Different peoples have different games that are popular; they also have different variations of traditional games: for example, there are dozens of ways people play checkers in the world! In the intellectual games course, the authors will consider the origins, major rules aspects and modern situation in the most popular sports games: chess, checkers, go, bridge and others. Participants will recognize experiences, attractive and brilliant stars of modern mind sports.

Structure of the course

  1. Checkers (7 lectures).
  2. Russian chess - Tavrel.
  3. Renju.
  4. Go.
  5. Chess.
  6. Bridge.

Purpose of the course

Become familiar with the variety of mind sports and games, such as chess, checkers, Go, Russian chess (Tavrel), Renju etc.

Required qualifications

The course is designed for children, families and anyone interested in mind games, their history and the current situation, as well as those who would like to get an idea of how to play these games, which tactics and strategies to use.

Course results

You will be introduced to different intellectual games, hear about their history and briefly learn their rules and strategies.


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