“The Battle of Regions”. The team of the Polar chess school from Yamal is among the best
15:47 21 мая 2020
Категории: News in English
The team of the Polar chess school of Anatoly Karpov entered the top three and four according to the results of the eighth inter-club individual and team competitions “The battle of regions” held on the Internet portal Lichess.org. The information was given in the department on physical culture and sports of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
The team of Yamal participated in the Super League competitions with the time control 5+2 (the blitz) and 3+1 (the super blitz) among the top 10 teams in Russia. In addition, for the first time the team of the region participated in the First League competitions in the chess program – the superfast chess with the time control 1 minute for the entire game.
380 chess players, including famous grandmasters and masters of chess playing, competed for each move made online in the competitions with the time control 5 minutes+2 seconds. 49 chess players represented the chess school of Yamal. In the hard-fought competition the team of the Polar chess school took the 3rd place with 208 points. Aleksey Piskun, Sergey Savitsky and Bogdan Belyakov showed the best results among our chess players.
In total 280 participants, 10 teams competed for each made move in the tournament with the time control 3 minutes +1 second. Yamal was represented by 40 chess players. The high density in the competition for the top three should be noted; the 1st and 4th places were separated by only 11 points. In the hard-fought competition the team of the Polar school took the 3rd place, scoring 251 points. Sergey Savitsky, Bogdan Belyakov and Alexander Potapov have the best results.
7 teams (104 participants) competed in the tournament with the most difficult and short time control — 1 minute for the entire game without adding. Yamal was represented by 24 chess players. They played non-stop, the break between games was about 5 seconds, some participants managed to play 35 games in 1 hour. As a result of the chess marathon, Yamal entered the top four teams of the First League, scoring 397 points. Here, Bogdan Belyakov was again among the best chess players, he demonstrated the best result in the entire league. Also Timofey Ilyin and Alexander Potapov entered the top three.