Turkmen chess players won two gold and a silver medals in Budapest
28 March, 2017 (16:15)
Source: State News Agency of Turkmenistan
In the international chess tournament «Budapest Spring Festival» Turkmen sportsmen won three medals - two gold and one silver. The competitions held in line with Swiss system in nine rounds and brought together about 140 participants from 40 countries.
In group B a gold medal was won by Gurbangeldi Amangeldiev who secured 7,5 points from 9 possible. As many points were won by Hajygurban Dovletov who conceded first place to his compatriot only in the ratio of sports factors.
The victory in group "C" was brought home by the teacher of the Ashgabat specialised chess and draughts school Vladimir Annaev who during intellectual duels secured 8 points, having mated his opponents in seven parties and agreed for a draw in two.
The national team is preparing for the 5th Asian indoor and martial arts games. In the middle of April Turkmen chess players will hold seminar and training in the national tourist zone of Avaza. From 11 May to 22 May they will compete fat the Asian Championship in the city of Chengdu, China.