26 June 2016

Russians Are Successful In European School Chess Championship

The competition ended in Halkidiki.

The European School Chess Championship took place on June 16-26 in Halkidiki, Greece. The event was attended by 256 players under 16 from 21 countries. There were five age categories in girls' tournament and six age categories in boys' tournament. 

Russian players won nine medals.

Gold medals – Timur Trubchanikov (B-17), Sofia Svergina (G-7), Aleksandra Shvedova (G-9), Margarita Zvereva (G-11), Aleksandra Afanasieva (G-13), Aleksandra Obolentseva (G-15).

Silver medals – Darya Bondareva (G-11).

Bronze medals – Savva Vetokhin (B-7), Uljana Kusakina (G-7).