A young sportswoman – chess player from Salekhard became the prizewinner of the national competitions
14:08 30 апреля 2019
Категории: News in English
The competitions of Russia in the classical chess took place in Krasnodar Krai. Girls and boys at the age from 11 to 21 years old participated in the tournament. As we should note, 1587 people participated in the competitions – this is a new record for children’s and junior national competitions.
In the group up to 13 years old Yamal was decently presented by Galina Mikheyeva, a pupil of the Polar chess school of Anatoly Karpov.
According to the results of the competitions, a sportswoman from the republic of Buryatia Erdem Khubukshanova became the winner with 8 points. Galina Mikheyeva from Salekhard took the second place with 6.5 points. Ekaterina Kirdyashkina from Rostov Oblast took the third place.
Galina Mikheyeva has been playing chess since her age of 6 years old. Her success at the championship was preceded by intensive lessons and performances in numerous children’s and grown-up chess competitions.