The Russian counterpart seemed to have been confused when he heard a response in English after addressing the Ukrainian boy in Russian.
16:40, 06 August 2018
Muzychuk was earlier reported to have skipped the Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships in Saudi Arabia in December 2017 over human rights controversy.
23:20, 01 April 2018
Chess world champion Anna Muzychuk in a Facebook posting confirmed her earlier decision to refuse from participation in an upcoming blitz chess championship in Saudi Arabia over human rights controversy.
19:00, 25 December 2017
<p>Ukraine's double women's reigning world chess champion says she will not attend the $2 million world speed-chess championship after the game's governing body awarded the tournament next month to Saudi Arabia, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).</p>
22:36, 13 November 2017
<p>Ukrainian chess grandmaster Vladimir Onischuk won the first place in the largest chess festival "RTU Open 2017", an international master from Ukraine Sergey Pavlov won the second place, while Israeli chess player Tamir Nabaty ranked third. 655 chess players took part in the festival that concluded on Sunday, August 13, RTU reports.</p>
16:53, 18 August 2017