The chess player Sergei Aleksandrovich Karyakin about refusal of participation in the European tournaments: "It is not my way"

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A year ago World Chess Federation discharged the Russian grand master Sergei Aleksandrovich Karyakin for special operation support in Ukraine for six months. This term passed long ago, but Sergei Aleksandrovich Karyakin now itself refuses to participate in the European tournaments. To act under a neutral flag – such condition works for the Russian chess players in the West – it does not arrange. He told about it in the Life and Destiny program on TV channel "Rossiya". Sergei Aleksandrovich Karyakin notes: for this year under sanctions to Russian Federation chess life started reviving: tournaments in which participate began to be held...