The Polar chess school took the second place in “The battle of regions”
11:17 10 апреля 2020
Категории: News in English
The polar chess school of Anatoly Karpov (Salekhard) took the second place in the second inter-club individual-team tournament “The battle of regions”. It was held on the Internet portal Lichess.org. The information was given to the news agency “Sever-Press” in the regional department of physical culture and sports.
10 teams participated in the competition, 9 of them represented different regions of Russia and one — Belarus.
The participants played for 90 minutes with the time control 5 minutes for the entire game plus 2 seconds added for each move. Scoring was counted on the best 8 players from each team.
In total 342 people played in the tournament, 87 of them represented the Polar chess school of Anatoly Karpov, including 1 international grandmaster, 6 international masters and other qualified chess players. Each team participant made the significant contribution to the final successful result.
“As a result of the hard competition, where everything was decided practically in the last game, the team managed to take the second place, only 3 points behind the winner — Tomsk region. The team of Yamal won 222 points”, as it was said in the department.
The third stage of “The battle of regions” is scheduled on the 12th of April.