01.06.2016 12:00

Final stage of countrywide chess tournament

The final stage of the countrywide chess tournament was held on May 31. Organized by “Tahsil” Republican Sport Center in partnership with the Ministry of Education, the tournament aims to promote World Chess Olympiad among schoolchildren.

The final stage of the tournament involved the teams that ranked first and second in the zonal stage.

The tournament aims to promote chess among schoolchildren and ensure parents` active participation in the school life.

Launched in April, the tournament saw participation of around 55000 schoolchildren from more than 4000 secondary schools. Each team included an 8th or lower grade schoolboy and schoolgirl, a parent and a teacher.