A girl — chess player from Yamal is competing for getting into the super-final of Russia
7:49 10 июня 2014
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The fourth stage of the Russian championship among men and women – the tournament of «The Higher League» is taking place in Vladivostok.
More than 80 strongest chess players are competing for getting into the super-final of Russia. Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug is represented by Alexandra Goryachkina – a pupil of the Polar Chess School of Anatoly Karpov.
By the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» by the coach Yuriy Goryachkin, Alexandra, having conducted 4 first competitions, is on the first place by the gained score among 34 sportswomen-participants. There are 5 games ahead, and, by the results of the competitions, the chess-player from Salekhard has all the chances to enter the national team of Russia for participation in the Olympic Games on chess.
The competitions of «The Highest League» are taking place on the Swiss system. The prize fund of the tournament makes 700 thousand rubles. The chess players, who will take the first 5 places, will automatically enter the Super-final of the Russian Championship.