Nver Romia Hayrapetyan was born in 1971, in Egipatrush, a village in Armenia, where he still resides. He has been drawing and painting since his early childhood. He started studying at the Yerevan State Academy of Art but did not graduate. His works have been exhibited at several personal exhibitions and many group ones. Since 2014, he has been an honorary member of the Union of Artists of Armenia.
In this collection of 34 short stories, author Alexis Levitin, travel set in hand, takes the reader on a journey across several continents – and even into space – exploring the joys of chess and its effect on the lives of those who play.
In this collection, Andrey Kneller has woven together his own poems with his translations of one of the most recognized and celebrated contemporary Russian poets, Vera Pavlova.