TSPU STUDENT Is a winner of the chess championship at Student Games 2019
he International Student Chess Festival took place in Krasnoyarsk as part of the cultural program of the XXIX World Winter Universiade in 2019. Tomsk region was represented by TSPU student Egor Pakhomov, who took the second place prize.
“That is great that the cultural program of the Universiade includes such a wonderful intellectual and ancient game like chess. Our festival brings together both schoolchildren and students. These are people who shape the future of our country. Chess can be called the 12th, unofficial, sport of the Krasnoyarsk Universiade! ” - said the head of KRASSPORT Valery Chernousov.
In the student competition Egor Pakhomov, a member of the Tomsk region chess team, scored seven points, losing to his opponent only due to additional indicators.
Amonge Egor's competitors there were students, graduate students, undergraduates of educational institutions of higher education. The participants of the tpurnamnet included the strongest chess players from Siberia and Russia, a former world champion among students, six international masters, three international grandmasters, and three players who are included in the top 50 in rapid chess in Russia.