Valery YOSHAN: "I think that after the World Chess Olympiad the number of lovers and connoisseurs of the chess game will increase in our okrug multiply"
At the World Chess Olympiad the honor of Ugra will defend the Team of Ugra Chess Federation. The sports director of the Ugra Chess Federation Valery Yoshan told us about the federation and the team in common.
- Valery, tell us how long ago the Federation was founded and what is included in its sphere of activity?
- The Chess Federation of Ugra was established in January 2006 to promote and develop chess in Ugra, bringing the Okrug's population to systematic chess studies, training of high-class players, as well as holding regular neighborhood, all Russian and international competitions and other sporting events. From the very creation of the Federation series of competitions at various levels were carried out. During the entire period the Federation enhances the professional level of chess arbiters. Seminars for arbiters are regularly conducted, for the international category the representatives of the refereeing of Ugra participated in the judging of the European Championship, World Cups and world competitions. Read more »