The Minister for Physical Culture, Sports and Youth Policy of Udmurtia Alexander Varshavsky conducted an open training in chess at the sports school named after S.F.Oshchepkova. He announced it on the VKontakte social network.
Chess sport in Udmurtia got a really second wind thanks to the creation of two resource centers for training and advanced training of chess teachers
The minister played several games with the vice-president of the Chess Federation of Udmurtia Anastasia Vlasova and students of the school. During the training, they discussed the immediate tasks for the development of this direction in the region.
As a result of the meeting it was decided to resume competitions between veterans, test the Russian Handicap system , which allows opponents of different levels of training to play in one tournament and attract more regional and federal competitions to the republic, after the removal of restrictions on coronavirus.
Alexander Varshavsky plans to conduct the next training in table tennis.