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Chess Kings of Moscow

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On December 25, 2016 RSSU held award ceremony of "Chess in RSSU" festival.

Festival identified the strongest chess players in 5 tournaments:  Moscow Chess Cup, Amateur Tournament, RSSU Blitz Chess Cup, RSSU Cup among young people under 15 years and RSSU Cup among chilldren under 11 years.

Tournaments gathered a share of oustanding players.18 best chess players of selection tournaments made it to the final of Moscow Chess Cup  . All in all, more than 300 chess players competed in selection tournament. Participants of final phase of Moscow Chess Cup played in 9 challenging rounds that lead to the victory of brothers Yusup and Maksat Atabayev.

After the final of Moscow Chess Cup the festival welcomed university and school students. Blitz Chess Cup between students, master students and postgraduate students was won by Vladimir Mikhailovsky , second prize was taken by Pavel Rozanov, the third prize went to Mikhail Khmelev.

Winners and prize-winners of the festival were awarded with cups, medals, diplomas and valuable prizes.

Soon RSSU will host a major annual event  «Moscow Open-2017» that has already been held 13 times in the university