Alexandra Goryachkina continues competing for the title of the world champion
15:57 13 февраля 2017
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A chess player from Yamal Alexandra Goryachkina entered the 1/16 finals and continues competing for the title of the world champion. In the first game she played in a draw with a chess player from China. In the second match Alexandra won the victory.
The sportswoman is playing with a chess player from Vietnam. This information was given to a correspondent of IA “Sever-Press” Alexander Potapov, the director of the Polar chess school of Anatoly Karpov.
The competitions are taking place in Iran where sportswomen – the best chess players of the world are competing. The winner of the chess crown will also receive a cheque for 60 thousand dollars. The total prize fund of the tournament makes about 450 thousand dollars.
Aleksandra Goryachkina is a student of the Polar chess school of Anatoly Karpov, the repeated champion of the world, Europe and Russia among girls and boys. At thirteen she became the youngest grandmaster among women in the world. In 2014 the chess player won the title of the world champion among juniors up to 20 years old. In 2015 she won the Cup of Russia among women.