The world champion on chess Alexandra Goryachkina was welcomed at the airport of Salekhard
14:18 28 июня 2017
Категории: News in English
On the 28th of June the world champion in the competitions on chess among women’s teams Alexandra Goryachkina came back home to Salekhard.
Her family and friends, journalists, supporters welcomed the new world champion. Alexandra received many flowers and congratulations.
Alexandra Goryachkina notes that this victory means much for her. She is glad that the Russian women’s team won the victory on the championship. It was difficult, the tournament was long, and opponents were strong. But the Russian team manages to prove that the country has many talented chess players, who can achieve for big success. Alexandra said about it in a telephone conversation with a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” before her arrival. After two months of having a rest she is going to train for the next chess season, which will be started from the championship in Europe in September.
As we should remind, for the first time in its history the women’s national team of Russia won the victory on the world championship on chess, which took place in Khanty-Mansiysk. 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 years old 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. This year Alexandra Goryachkina took the second place on the championship of Europe on chess in Riga.