The Chief Executive Officer of FIDE and of Global Chess Geoffrey Borg visited Khanty-Mansiysk to attend the Opening Ceremony and Round 1 of the FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016 as well as to discuss the future chess tournaments that will be held in Ugra in the coming years.
In large open tournaments with an uneven lineup, the third round is usually the last more or less easy day, when the favorites have the luxury of facing a noticeably weaker opposition.
“Do not pay attention to ratings when talking about children”, a famous junior trainer told me. “It means nothing or almost nothing!”
Once the fanfare quieted down and the welcome speeches of honored guests were over, the stylish opening ceremony of the championships became history, and it was time for the players to start showing who is who.
Today, on September’22, the press-conference with the officials and organizers of the FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016 was held in the media-center of the Ugra Tennis Center.
The first round of the FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016 in Khanty-Mansiysk is played today.
Today, on September’21 the FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016 have started. The official Opening Ceremony of the event was held in the concert and theater center “Ugra-Classic”.
Many participants and accompanying persons coming to the capital of Ugra for international tournaments are asking the same questions: how to spend their free time, what places to visit and what events to attend?
Today, on September’20, the biggest number of the participants of the FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships has arrived to the capital of Ugra.
The system of face identification installed on the venues of the FIDE World Youth Championships 2016
The Leading internet provider of Russia “Rostelecom” will conduct the technical support of the system of face identification, installed by the autonomous institution “UgraMegaSport” on the venues of the FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships 2016 in Khanty-Mansiysk.