Window to Europe will be opened for intelligent and erudite youth of Yamal
14:36 4 февраля 2020
Категории: News in English
On the 26th of February Noyabrsk will host the final of the championship of youth teams in the intellectual game “What? Where? When?” for the Cup of the head of the town. 300 participants will gather in the hall of the sports complex “Zenit”. These are 50 teams of 6 people each — the intellectual student elite of the town. The teams that have passed through the difficult pre-selection received the right to compete in the final of the championship “What? Where? When?”.
For Noyabrsk it was completely new format of the big synchronous event: the games were held simultaneously in all 13 schools in the town. The battle of wits brought together 84 teams, what is more than 500 participants at a time. Questions were compiled by participants of the local club of connoisseurs.
Now the best will compete in the final. The team that will win the Cup of the head of the town will go to Paris. The international open tournament based on the game “What? Where? When?” will take place there. It will be dedicated to participation of Russia and other countries in the Great Patriotic War. Russian-speaking youth from France, Spain, Italy, Great Britain, Norway, Morocco, Serbia, Latvia, Estonia, Moldova and Ukraine will participate in it. Only two teams will represent Russia at the tournament, and one of them is from Noyabrsk.
Noyabrsk has had its own club of connoisseurs for more than 15 years. The club has been a participant of the International Association of Clubs “What? Where? When?” since 2014. Over the years the club of Noyabrsk united more than 40 teams of school, student and working youth. They actively participate in various intellectual games, and the status of the tournaments is constantly growing. Thus, last year the Cup of the governor of Yamal became the main award of the popular championship “Battle of intellects” for the first time. Before that the game has been held for the Cup of the head of the administration for 4 years. The open tournament was attended by 50 teams from all over the region, as well as from Yugra, Tyumen and Kurgan regions.