the exposition represents more than 100 photos, among which authors such classics, as Boris Ignatovich and Evgenie Dolmatovsky Na pictures legendary chess champions – Alexey Alekhin, Michael Botvinnik, Michael Tal, Victor Korchnoy, Anatoly Karpov, Harry Kasparov and others – behind a board and in a life, in the important championships and friendly matches. Each photo is accompanied by the detailed comment that will allow spectators to learn more about game which in Soviet period was one of the major « export » products along with space and ballet.
Besides photos unique chess sets, including rare copies of a XIX-th century, original Soviet sets « will be presented; the City and village » « Gulag » and others. All over the world chess sets are a popular subject of a collecting, and the imagination of founders offers all new and new variations on a subject of black and white figures.
Within the limits of an exhibition in cinema hall MAMM two films about chess will be shown. In a comedy of Vsevoloda Pudovkina « the Chess fever » (1925) About the young man who has passed own wedding from - for love to chess, Jose Raul Kapablanka in a role itself has acted in film. A film « the Grand master » (1972) Under Leonid Zorin`s scenario – the present sports drama in which besides set of the well-known actors Victor Korchnoy (after its departure of the chess player from the USSR a film has played has been removed from hire and long lay on a regiment).
the Chess fever will capture also each visitor MAMM in days of work of an exhibition. In a museum hall the platform for game in park chess will settle down, and young visitors on days off can play the original chess given by the company Lego .
the session of simultaneous game with children which will be spent in a museum by the world champion under version FIDE, the merited master of sports of Russia Vladimir Kramnik becomes Key event of the additional program of an exhibition. Exact date of a friendly match will be declared in addition.
WHERE: Multimedia Art Muzej, the m. item « Kropotkinsky » street Ostozhenka, 16
WHEN: from May, 16th till June, 10th
the PRICE of TICKETS: from 150 rbl.