Intelligence games

“Russian investments” Group of Companies is an active promoter and sponsor of development of intelligence games, including for youth.

Russia is traditionally famous for its masters of intelligence games. Our country has given most of all world champions in chess and checkers. Russia is the birthplace of the best-known intelligence game in the world – “What? Where? When?”.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Russian Investments” Group, Kirill Ignatyev, has repeatedly acted as the organizer, judge and member of Russian and international competitions in intelligence games (including the international internal meetings of the Club of Intelligence Games and events of international club “What? Where? When?”).

The Group of Companies “Russian Investments” finances development of first-ever online version of the game “What? Where? When?”. With our help the games “Genium”, “Jeopardy”, “Berg” have seen their online-versions.

Kirill Ignatyev and Maxim Potashev became the authors of the board game “Genium NL”. The Group of Companies “Russian Investments” takes part in the project of online application “Head Play”.

We have supported holding of more than 35 international and Russian championships, competitions and intelligence game tournaments in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Moscow region, Yaroslavl region, Saratov region, Volgograd region, Ekaterininburg, Ufa, Kazan, Ivanovo, Ples, Pyatigorsk, Samara, Crimea.

In 2015 Kirill Ignatyev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Russian investments” GC, was elected President of the All-Russian Public Sports Organization “Sport Backgammon Federation of Russia”.