Embarrassing moment during the first round of the World Rapid Chess Championships in Uzbekistan. Polish chess player Jan-Krzysztof Duda refused to shake hands with his opponent, Russian Denis Khismatullin.

The Russian player, who competed in the tournament under the flag of FIDE, the International Chess Federation, and not under that of Moscow, like all Russian athletes who compete in international competitions, has repeatedly expressed his support for Putin and invasion of Ukraine.

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