More than fifty players harassed by pornographic letters

More than fifty female players, mostly Russians, some of them teenagers, received anonymous letters with pornographic pictures and used condoms during the last ten years, culminating during the Grand Swiss in Riga a few months ago according to a report by the Russian investigative website Meduza. that identifies a chess teacher who bought himself an IM title in Ukraine as the sender and links him to sexist statements in Russian chess forums.