Opened on September 1, 1984, the complex comprises three sports halls – small, medium and large, with areas of 30, 215 and 454 square metres (323, 2,314 and 4,887 square feet). Diverse high levels events are held here, such as the international Moscow Saber tournaments and the table tennis Russian Open. The complex hosts competitions for disabled children, the Moscow children's home championship, and many other events.
During the 1998 World Youth Games, Chertanovo was a base for the fencing competitions. It also hosted the fencing matches at the 2002 International Sports Youth Games of the Countries of the CIS, the Baltic Region and the Regions of Russia.