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A wizarding school located in Russia where they play a broom game similar to Quidditch – but flying on uprooted trees rather than brooms (Pm, BoP, BCE).

Koldovstoretz is one of the eleven wizarding schools registered with the International Confederation of Wizards.

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This school is mentioned in the Book of Potions videogame, produced by Sony from information provided by J K Rowling. It was also included in a section of "Information from Pottermore" in the new editions (2014-15) of the Harry Potter books. However, it has not yet been added to the collection of Wizarding Schools on the Pottermore website: Collection: Wizarding Schools.

Etymology: The name is a combination of the Russian words колдовствó (koldovstvó) meaning "magic, witchcraft, wizardry" and either творéц (tvoretz) meaning "creator" or дворéц (dvoretz) meaning "alcazar (royal palace)" (dict.com Lingea: Russian-English).

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Video walkthrough of the Book of Potions game: YouTube: Book of Potions videogame

Writing by J K Rowling on Pottermore: Wizarding Schools

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  • Aaron Scorringe

    Would love to hear more about this place.

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